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Postmodern Theater and the Void of Conceptions.

By: Haney, William S.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2006Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (168 p.).ISBN: 9781443806350.Subject(s): English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Postmodernism (Literature) -- English-spaking countriesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Postmodern Theater and the Void of ConceptionsDDC classification: 792 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; CHAPTER 1; CHAPTER 2; CHAPTER 3; CHAPTER 4; CHAPTER 5; CHAPTER 6; CHAPTER 7; CHAPTER 8; NOTES; WORKS CITED; INDEX
Summary: Different symbolic traditions have different ways of describing the shift of awareness toward sacred events. While not conforming to familiar states of phenomenality, this shift of awareness corresponds to Turner''s liminal phase, Artaud''s metaphysical embodiment, Grotowski''s "translumination," Brook''s "holy theater," and Barba''s "transcendent" theater-all of which are linked to the Advaitan taste of a void of conceptions. This book argues that, by allowing to come what Derrida calls the unsa...
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TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; CHAPTER 1; CHAPTER 2; CHAPTER 3; CHAPTER 4; CHAPTER 5; CHAPTER 6; CHAPTER 7; CHAPTER 8; NOTES; WORKS CITED; INDEX

Different symbolic traditions have different ways of describing the shift of awareness toward sacred events. While not conforming to familiar states of phenomenality, this shift of awareness corresponds to Turner''s liminal phase, Artaud''s metaphysical embodiment, Grotowski''s "translumination," Brook''s "holy theater," and Barba''s "transcendent" theater-all of which are linked to the Advaitan taste of a void of conceptions. This book argues that, by allowing to come what Derrida calls the unsa...

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