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Performance Analysis : An Introductory Coursebook.

By: Counsell, Colin.
Contributor(s): Wolf, Laurie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Copyright date: ©2005Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (265 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780203977002.Subject(s): Gender identity -- Political aspects | Human body -- Political aspects | Performing arts -- Political aspects | Performing arts -- Semiotics | SemioticsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Performance Analysis : An Introductory CoursebookDDC classification: 791.014 LOC classification: PN1590.P4 -- P47 2001Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Decoding the artefact -- The politics of performance -- Performing gender and sexual identity -- Performing ethnicity -- The performing body -- The space of performance -- Spectator and audience -- At the borders of performance -- Analysing performance -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: This revolutionary introductory performance studies coursebook brings together classic texts in critical theory and shows how these texts can be used in the analysis of performance. The editors put their texts to work in examining such key topics as: * decoding the sign * the politics of performance * the politics of gender and sexual identity * performing ethnicity * the performing body * the space of performance * audience and spectatorship * the borders of performance. Each reading is clearly introduced, making often complex critical texts accessible at an introductory level and immediately applicavble to the field of performance. The ideas explored within these readings are further clarified through innovative, carefully tested exercises and activities.
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Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Decoding the artefact -- The politics of performance -- Performing gender and sexual identity -- Performing ethnicity -- The performing body -- The space of performance -- Spectator and audience -- At the borders of performance -- Analysing performance -- Bibliography -- Index.

This revolutionary introductory performance studies coursebook brings together classic texts in critical theory and shows how these texts can be used in the analysis of performance. The editors put their texts to work in examining such key topics as: * decoding the sign * the politics of performance * the politics of gender and sexual identity * performing ethnicity * the performing body * the space of performance * audience and spectatorship * the borders of performance. Each reading is clearly introduced, making often complex critical texts accessible at an introductory level and immediately applicavble to the field of performance. The ideas explored within these readings are further clarified through innovative, carefully tested exercises and activities.

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Colin Counsell is based at The University of North London. Laurie Wolf is Assistant Professor for Theatre at The College of William and Mary, Virginia, USA.

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