ISBN-10:
0415314550
ISBN-13:
9780415314558
Pub. Date:
09/28/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Performance Theory / Edition 2

Performance Theory / Edition 2

by Richard Schechner
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ISBN-13: 9780415314558
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/28/2003
Series: Routledge Classics Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

One of contemporary theatre's most celebrated directors, he is also a world-renowned artist and scholar.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Routledge Classics Editionix
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Author's Notexv
Introduction: The Fan and the Webxvii
1Approaches1
2Actuals26
3Drama, script, theater, and performance66
4From ritual to theater and back: the efficacy--entertainment braid112
5Toward a poetics of performance170
6Selective inattention211
7Ethology and theater235
8Magnitudes of performance290
9Rasaesthetics333
References368
Index383

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