Post-Cinematic Theatre and Performance

Post-Cinematic Theatre and Performance

by P. Woycicki

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349477364
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Palgrave Studies in Performance and Technology
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Piotr Woycicki is a Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at Aberystwyth University, UK. His previous publications include articles in the Journal of Beckett Studies and the Journal of Performance Research.

Table of Contents

List of Figures Series Editors' Preface Acknowledgements 1. The Post-Cinematic Landscape 2. Décalage and Mediaphors in Robert Lepage's Elsinore and The Andersen Project 3. Acinematic Montage in Roadmetal Sweetbread and Mare's Nest 4. Guilty pleasures and intermedial archaeologies in Wooster Group's House/Lights and Hamlet 5. The Ethics of Perception in Wunschkonzert 6. Disorienting Landscapes in Hotel Methuselah 7. Pedipulating 'footage' in Duncan Speakman's As if it were the last time 8. Landscapes and Aporias in Lars Von Trier's Dogville 9. Conclusion Bibliography Index

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'This book offers an original and exciting contribution to existing scholarship on contemporary intermedial performance. It skilfully defines 'post cinematic theatre' and traces its distinctive features in terms of form, content and address, using some well chosen examples. Piotr Woycicki deals with complex ideas in an accessible way and the eclectic range of theoretical material in this book will help give students and academics alike an excellent critical vocabulary with which to engage with this emerging body of practice.' - Victoria Lowe, University of Manchester, UK

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