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The rise of performance studies
James Martin Harding, Cindy Ro ...

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The rise of performance studies
rethinking Richard Schechner's broad spectrum
edited by James M. Harding and Cindy Rosenthal

Published 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: the rise of performance studies / James Harding and Cindy Rosenthal
pt. 1. Performance/theatre/studies. Performance studies and the enhancement of theatre studies / Marvin Carlson
In defense of the string quartet: an open letter to Richard Schechner / Stephen Bottoms
Experimenting with an unfinished discipline: Richard Schechner, the avant-garde, and performance studies / James M. Harding and Cindy Rosenthal
pt. 2. Performance studies genealogies. Wayang studies? / Paul Rae
Today I am a field: performance studies comes of age / Henry Bial
Richard Schechner and performance studies in China / Yu Jiancun and Peng Yongwen
Australian performance studies marginally off centre / Peter Eckersall
pt. 3. Working with Richard. Reactuals: from personal to critical and back / Rebecca Schneider
Fanning the flames: Richard Schechner's TDR / Mariellen R. Sandford
Liminal Richard: approaches to performance studies / John Emigh
The broadest spectrum of pluralities: performance studies, theatre practices, theatre histories, and beyond / Phillip Zarrilli
pt. 4. Practicing performance: Schechner among the performers. Richard Schechner / Judith Malina
Joan MacIntosh: interview, July 2008 / Cindy Rosenthal
Elizabeth LeCompte: interview, June 2008 / Cindy Rosenthal
For Richard / Anna Deavere Smith
Performing against the backdrop of the War on Terror / Guillermo Gómez-Peña
pt. 5. Engaging dialogue: Schechner as critical interlocutor. Trauma as durational performance / Diana Taylor
Medical clowning and performance theory / Atay Citron
Restored restored behavior or the emperor of California roll: 1989-90 Japanese imperial rites of funeral and enthronement / Takahashi Yuichiro
"Deep play, dark play": framing the limit(less) / Joseph Roach.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Studies in international performance


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