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New Directions in Theatre By Julian Hilton

New Directions in Theatre

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The boom in interest in theatre studies at school and in further and higher education signals a new interest in the relationship between the theory and the practice of performance.
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New Directions in Theatre by Julian Hilton

The boom in interest in theatre studies at school and in further and higher education signals a new interest in the relationship between the theory and the practice of performance. The best tool you can give the learner is a good theory, and from this collection of theories, learners can choose the tools that best suit their approach to theatre studies. They range from reception theory and semiotics, to the anthropology of the audience and the carnivalesque to hermeneutics and computing.

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Table of Contents


General Editor's Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Notes on the Contributors.- Introduction; J.Hilton.- The Aesthetics of Reception and Theatre; D.Calandra.- Production and Reception in the Theatre; P.Pavis.- Audience: Osiris, Catharsis and the Feast of Fools; H. Fischer.- Carnival and the Poetics of Reversal; A.Gash.- The Hermeneutic Approach to Theatre and Drama; E.Shaffer.- The Concept of Dialogue; M.Florin, B.Goranzon & P.Sallstrom.- Theatricality and Technology: Pygmalion and the Myth of the Intelligent Machine; J. Hilton.- Index.

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GOR006393824
New Directions in Theatre by Julian Hilton
Julian Hilton
New Directions in Theatre
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1993-07-20
192
0333392922
9780333392928
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