Theatre/Archaeology

Theatre/Archaeology

by Mike Pearson, Michael Shanks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415194571

ISBN-13: 9780415194570

Pub. Date: 04/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Theatre/Archaeology is a brilliant and provocative challenge to disciplinary practice and intellectual boundaries. It brings together radical proposals in both archaeological and performance theory to facilitate a new way of investigating landscape and cityscape, and notions of physicality, encounter, site and context.

An extremely influential book.

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Theatre/Archaeology is a brilliant and provocative challenge to disciplinary practice and intellectual boundaries. It brings together radical proposals in both archaeological and performance theory to facilitate a new way of investigating landscape and cityscape, and notions of physicality, encounter, site and context.

An extremely influential book. (Julian Thomas, Univesity of Manchester)

Fascinating and ground-breaking. (Elin Diamond, Rutgers University)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415194570
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

1. Theatre Archaeology

1.1. Archaeology

1.2. Theatre Archaeology: convergences

2. Theatre and Archaeology

2.1. The Cyborg from Archaic Greece to postmodernity: dramaturgies of sovereignty

2.2. Gododdin: the past in the present

2.3. Visiting the past: stories of heritage and authenticity

2.4. Monuments and morbid echoes: choreographing the prehistoric body

3. Theatre/Archaeology

3.1. Landscape: walking

3.2. Cityscape: walking

3.3. Landscape: standing still

3.4. Esgair Fraith: a sedimentary map

Afterword and acknowledgements

Performances

Bibliography

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