Theories of the Theatre

In this expanded edition the author has updated the book and added a new concluding chapter that focuses on theoretical developments since 1980, emphasizing the impact of feminist theory.

Theories of the Theatre

Theories of the Theatre

Beginning with Aristotle and the Greeks and ending with semiotics and post-structuralism, Theories of the Theatre is the first comprehensive survey of Western dramatic theory. In this expanded edition the author has updated the book and added a new concluding chapter that focuses on theoretical developments since 1980, emphasizing the impact of feminist theory.

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Theories of the Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 553
Authors: Marvin A. Carlson
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

Beginning with Aristotle and the Greeks and ending with semiotics and post-structuralism, Theories of the Theatre is the first comprehensive survey of Western dramatic theory. In this expanded edition the author has updated the book and added a new concluding chapter that focuses on theoretical developments since 1980, emphasizing the
Presence in Play
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Cormac Power
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01 - Publisher: Rodopi

Presence in Play: A Critique of Theories of Presence in the Theatre is the first comprehensive survey and analysis of theatrical presence to be published. Theatre as an art form has often been associated with notions of presence. The 'live' immediacy of the actor, the unmediated unfolding of dramatic action
Theatre Audiences
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Susan Bennett
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Susan Bennett's highly successful Theatre Audiences is a unique full-length study of the audience as cultural phenomenon, which looks at both theories of spectatorship and the practice of different theatres and their audiences. Published here in a brand new updated edition, Theatre Audiences now includes: • a new preface by
The Roots of Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 362
Authors: Eli Rozik
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-04-01 - Publisher: University of Iowa Press

The topic of the origins of theatre is one of the most controversial in theatre studies, with a long history of heated discussions and strongly held positions. In The Roots of Theatre, Eli Rozik enters the debate in a feisty way, offering not just another challenge to those who place
World Theories of Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Glenn Odom
Categories: Theater
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher:

World Theories of Theatre" expands the horizons of theatrical theory beyond the West, providing the tools essential for a truly global approach to theatre. Glenn Odom identifies major debates in theatrical theory from around the world, combining discussions of the key theoretical questions facing theatre studies with specific primary materials,

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