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Theory/Theatre By Mark Fortier (University of Guelph, Canada)

Theory/Theatre
by Mark Fortier (University of Guelph, Canada)

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Fortier lucidly examines current theoretical approaches, from semiotics, poststructuralism, through cultural materialism, postcolonial studies and feminist theory.
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Theory/Theatre: An Introduction by Mark Fortier (University of Guelph, Canada)

This is a new and enlarged edition of Mark Fortier's very successful and widely used essential text for students. Theory/Theatre provides a unique and engaging introduction to literary theory as it relates to theatre and performance. Fortier lucidly examines current theoretical approaches, from semiotics, poststructuralism, through cultural materialism, postcolonial studies and feminist theory.
This new edition includes:
* More detailed explanation of key ideas
* New 'Putting it into practice' sections at the end of each chapter so you can approach performances from specific theoretical perspectives
* Annotated further reading section and glossary.
Theory/Theatre is still the only study of its kind and is invaluable reading for beginning students and scholars of performance studies.

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About Mark Fortier (University of Guelph, Canada)


Mark Fortier is Professor of English at the University of Winnipeg. He has published on Shakespeare, contemporary theatre, cultural studies and theory.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter One: 1. Semiotics 2. Phenomenology 3. Post-Structuralism and Deconstruction Chapter Two: 1. Psychoanalytic Theory 2. Feminist and Gender Theory 3. Reader-Response and Reception Theory Chapter Three: 1. Materialist Theory 2. Postmodern Theory 3. Post-Colonial Theory Conclusion Further Reading Works Cited Glossary

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GOR001651391
Theory/Theatre: An Introduction by Mark Fortier (University of Guelph, Canada)
Mark Fortier (University of Guelph, Canada)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2002-05-09
272
041525437X
9780415254373
N/A
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