Contesting Performance

Author: Jon McKenzie
Editor: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137011183
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Contesting Performance is a unique and dynamic collection of essays by leading international scholars that addresses the global development of cultural performance research. The volume functions as a critical reader on diverse, localised approaches to studying performance, using case studies from Mexico, Australia, Japan, Israel and Croatia, amongst others. Featuring contributors such as Freddie Rokem, Shannon Jackson, Lauren Kruger and Sharon Aronson-Lehavi, this landmark collection will also reveal networks of practical and theoretical concerns that contest dominant models of performance studies.
Contesting Performance
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jon McKenzie, Heike Roms, C.J.W.-L. Wee
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-07 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Contesting Performance is a unique and dynamic collection of essays by leading international scholars that addresses the global development of cultural performance research. The volume functions as a critical reader on diverse, localised approaches to studying performance, using case studies from Mexico, Australia, Japan, Israel and Croatia, amongst others. Featuring
Contesting Performance
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: J. McKenzie, H. Roms, C. Wee
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-18 - Publisher: Springer

Contesting Performance is a collection of essays by international scholars that addresses the global development of performance research in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The collection functions as a critical reader on diverse approaches to studying performance that contest dominant paradigms of performance studies.
Performance Studies
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Richard Schechner
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-14 - Publisher: Routledge

The publication of Performance Studies: An Introduction was a defining moment for the field. Richard Schechner's pioneering textbook provides a lively and accessible overview of the full range of performance for undergraduates at all levels and beginning graduate students in performance studies, theatre, performing arts, and cultural studies. Among the
Thank You for Dying for Our Country
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Chaim Noy
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Combining ethnographic, semiotic, and performative approaches, this book examines texts and accompanying acts of writing of national commemoration. The commemorative visitor book is viewed as a mobilized stage, a communication medium, where visitors' public performances are presented, and where acts of participation are authored and composed. The study contextualizes the
Performance Studies in Canada
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Laura Levin, Marlis Schweitzer
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-01 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Since its inception as an institutionalized discipline in the United States during the 1980s, performance studies has focused on the interdisciplinary analysis of a broad spectrum of cultural behaviours including theatre, dance, folklore, popular entertainments, performance art, protests, cultural rituals, and the performance of self in everyday life. Performance Studies