Sounding the Center: History and Aesthetics in Thai Buddhist Performance / Edition 2

Sounding the Center: History and Aesthetics in Thai Buddhist Performance / Edition 2

by Deborah Wong, Deborah Wong
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226905861

ISBN-13: 9780226905860

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Introduction Liminal Responsive Architecture Philip Beesley Beesley, Philip 12

Synthetic Geology Landscape Remediation in an Age of Benign Geotextiles Geoff Manaugh Manaugh, Geoff 42

Liberating the Infinite Architectural Substance Neil Spiller Spiller, Neil 50

Queasy Posthumanism Hylozoic Ground Cary Wolfe Wolfe, Cary 56

Architecture of Contingency Michelle

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Overview

Introduction Liminal Responsive Architecture Philip Beesley Beesley, Philip 12

Synthetic Geology Landscape Remediation in an Age of Benign Geotextiles Geoff Manaugh Manaugh, Geoff 42

Liberating the Infinite Architectural Substance Neil Spiller Spiller, Neil 50

Queasy Posthumanism Hylozoic Ground Cary Wolfe Wolfe, Cary 56

Architecture of Contingency Michelle Addington Addington, Michelle 66

Integrated Systems The Breathing Cycle Jonah Humphrey Humphrey, Jonah 78

Topology and Geometry The Hylozoic Mesh Christian Joakim Joakim, Christian 86

Component Design and Actuated Devices An Evolutionary Process William Elsworthy Elsworthy, William 96

Revealing the Hylozoic Ground Interaction Layer Rob Gorbet Gorbet, Rob 112

Hylozoic Soil Chemistries & Unanswered Questions in the Origin of Life Rachel Armstrong Armstrong, Rachel 124

Hylozoic Series Component Detail Plates 142

Afterword Immanence and Empathy 174

Hylozoic Series Chronology 2007-2010 178

Image Credits 188

Biographies 190

Funding and Sponsors 194

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226905860
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Series:
Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface: Attending a Ritual, Thinking about Ritual
Acknowledgments
Conventions and Orthography
1. Men Who Become the Deity: The Thai Body in Performance, The Thai Body as History
2. Performing Wai Khruu Ritual
3. Knowledge and Power in Thai Culture: Teachers as Hermits
4. Sounding the Sacred
5. Inscribing the Wai Khruu Ritual: Two Written Accounts
6. Inheritance and Nationalism: The Social Construction of Wai Khruu Rituals in Bangkok
7. The Wai Khruu as a Gendered Cultural System
8. Conclusions: Thoughts on Change
Appendixes
A. Glossary of Terms Used
B. List of the Naa Phaat Repertoire Used in the Wai Khruu Ritual
C. The Deities of Thai Court Performance
D. Thai Instruments Mentioned in the Text
E. CD Contents
F. Guide to Commercial Recordings
Notes
References
Index

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