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360 pages
9 x 6 inches
University of Exeter Press
Hardback (November 1999)
ISBN-13 9780859896405
ISBN-10 0859896404
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Paperback (May 2019)
ISBN-13 9781905816170
ISBN-10 1905816170
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Theater, Film and Dance
From Mimesis To Interculturalism
Readings of Theatrical Theory Before and After 'Modernism'
by Graham Ley
From Mimesis to Interculturalism offers a series of critical readings of key texts in the history of European and American theatrical and performance theory. It answers the need for a detailed critique show more
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Part I Before

The idea of sight - Plato and Aristotle
Performances of the mind - Rousseau and Diderot

Part II And after

Brook and the theory of rhetoric
Theatre anthropologies - Victor Turner, Richard Schechner, Eugenio Barba

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"This is a hard book to read and one that makes no pretence of being anything else. It does not offer itself as a sourcebook of readings in theatrical theorists. Rather, it offers a critique of the rhetorical show more
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