Palaeoperformance: The Emergence of Theatricality as Social Practice

Palaeoperformance: The Emergence of Theatricality as Social Practice

by Yann-Pierre Montelle


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781905422807
Publisher: Seagull Books
Publication date: 08/01/2009
Series: Enactments Series
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 8.95(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Yann-Pierre Montelle is a behavioral archaeologist specializing in the human use of caves in Prehistory.  He has conducted international fieldwork and research in Australia, France and New Zealand, and published on a variety of topics related to rock art.  He lectures on human evolution at Canterbury University, New Zealand.

Table of Contents

Author's Note
Foreword, by Steven J. Waller
Chapter 1
The Upper Palaeolithic Society
Chapter 2
Humanizing Space: Archaeological Evidence
Chapter 3
Contextualizing Theatricality
Chapter 4
Textualizing Theatricality
Chapter 5
Recontextualizing Theatricality
Conclusion: Institutionalization of Theatricality
References Cited

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