Theatre/Archaeology

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Overview

Theatre/Archaeology is a provocative challenge to disciplinary practice and intellectual boundaries. It brings together radical proposals in both archaeological and performance theory to generate a startlingly original and intriguing methodological framework.

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Pearson (performance studies, University of Wales) and Shanks (classics and cultural anthropology, Stanford University) synthesize radical elements of archaeological and performance theory to create a methodological framework for the study of landscape and cityscape. The also apply this methodology to the exploration of concepts like physicality, encounter, site, and context. The result is "the joint elaboration of a blurred genre, a mixture of narration and scientific practices, an integrated approach to recording, writing and illustrating the material past"<-->(from the preface). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415194587
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

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Preface
Introduction 1
1 Theatre archaeology 13
Performance 13
Archaeology 28
Theatre archaeology: convergences 53
2 Theatre and archaeology 68
The cyborg from archaic Greece to postmodernity: dramaturgies of sovereignty 70
Gododdin: the past in the present 101
Visiting the past: stories of heritage and authenticity 112
Monuments and morbid echoes: choreographing the prehistoric body 119
3 Theatre/archaeology 131
Landscape: walking 132
Cityscape: walking 147
Landscape: standing still 151
Esgair Fraith: a sedimentary map 162
Afterword and acknowledgements 179
Performances 187
Bibliography 190
Index 207
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