New Approaches to Theatre Studies and Performance Analysis

New Approaches to Theatre Studies and Performance Analysis

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This volume gathers 16 papers originally written for the occasion of the 49th Colston Symposium, held in Bristol in 1997, and substantially revised for this publication. They reflect on some of the key developments in the discipline of Theatre Studies over the past fifty years and combine this with a discussion of new trends and approaches, especially in the fields of Performance Studies, reception analysis, interculturalism, sociocultural analysis, theatre anthropology, dance and movement analysis, computer-assisted reconstruction of performance venues, street theatre, guerilla theatre, ritual theatre, etc.head swing of the elephant, the sudden head shifts of the crow, or the rapid rearless shifts of the tcrriera#39;s feet or his rapid ... Cerebral plasticity tutdcrlics the phenomena of vicariousness and substitution in certain conditions, when the rrorrrral orgaoimtion of the nervous system is comprorrtiscd. ... The birth of the stage arts cannot be represented by a diagram oia#39; a tree, as Frazera#39;s evolutionist tltrtories or theanbsp;...

Title:New Approaches to Theatre Studies and Performance Analysis
Author:Günter Berghaus
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2001-01-01


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