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The Senses in Performance

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The Senses in Performance
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This ground-breaking anthology is the first to be dedicated to assessing critically the role of the human sensorium in performance. Senses in Performance presents a multifaceted approach to the methodological, theoretical, practical and historical challenges facing the scholar and the artist. This volume examines the subtle actions of the human senses including taste, touch, smell and vision in all sorts of performances in Western and non-Western traditions, from ritual to theatre, from dance to interactive architecture, from performance art to historical opera. With eighteen original essays brought together by an international ensemble of leading scholars and artists including Richard Schechner and Philip Zarrilli. This covers a variety of disciplinary fields from critical studies to performance studies, from food studies to ethnography from drama to architecture. Written in an accessible way this volume will appeal to scholars and non-scholars interested in Performance/Theatre Studies and Cultural Studies.

Author Biography

University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, USA
Release date NZ
January 30th, 2006
Contributors
Edited by Andre Lepecki Edited by Sally Banes
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
28 Halftones, black and white
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
240
Dimensions
174x246x12
ISBN-13
9780415281867
Product ID
1682027

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