Theatre and Museums
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Theatre and Museums

by Susan Bennett
     
 

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This book explores the relationship between theater and museums in contemporary culture and the experience of contemporary museums as theater. It shows how discourses of performance studies can open up new avenues of inquiry about the production and reception of the museum experience and its important place in contemporary culture.  See more details below

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This book explores the relationship between theater and museums in contemporary culture and the experience of contemporary museums as theater. It shows how discourses of performance studies can open up new avenues of inquiry about the production and reception of the museum experience and its important place in contemporary culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230580206
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/22/2013
Series:
Theatre And Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
4.47(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.26(d)

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Meet the Author

SUSAN BENNETT is a university professor in the Department of English at the University of Calgary. She is the editor of Feminist Theatre & Performance and the author of Theatre Audiences: A Theory of Production and Reception (now in its 2nd edition) and Performing Nostalgia: Shifting Shakespeare and the Contemporary Past.

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