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Routledge Dictionary of Performance and Contemporary Theatre (Hardcover) (Patrice Pavis)

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The Routledge Dictionary of Contemporary Theatre and Performance provides the first authoritative alphabetical guide to the theatre and performance of the last 30 years.

Conceived and written by one of the foremost scholars and critics of theatre in the world, it literally takes us from Activism to Zapping, analysing everything along the way from Body Art and the Flashmob to Multimedia and the Postdramatic.

What we think of as 'performance' and 'drama' has undergone a transformation in recent decades. Similarly how these terms are defined, used and critiqued has also changed, thanks to interventions from a panoply of theorists from Derrida to Ranciere. Patrice Pavis's Dictionary provides an indispensible roadmap for this complex and fascinating terrain; a volume no theatre bookshelf can afford to be without.


Number of Pages: 295
Genre: Performing Arts
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Patrice Pavis
Language: English
Street Date: May 10, 2016
TCIN: 17256125
UPC: 9781138854352
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-2624
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