Theatre, Intimacy and Engagement by Alan Read
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Theatre, Intimacy and Engagement
By Alan Read

Theatre, Intimacy and Engagement

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Theatre, Intimacy and Engagement by Alan Read

Book Description

This title unravels politics from theatre in order to propose a new means to politicize performance. Performance analyses ranging from child actors, animals and objects to reflections on the innovative theatre work of Societas Raffaello Sanzio, Forced Entertainment and Goat Island combine to offer a radical critique of performance studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230572614
ISBN-10: 0230572618
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 25mm)
Pages: 339
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Theatre and Law by Alan Read Theatre and Law, Paperback (November 2015)

Theatre & Law offers the first comprehensive account of the complex relations between legal process and performances. Through ten major principles of performance within law, it establishes how law itself is a performative mode of practice and reflects upon the co-dependence of law, performance and politics in celebrated works of theatre.

Theatre, Intimacy and Engagement by Alan Read Theatre, Intimacy and Engagement, Paperback (December 2007)

This book, now available in paperback, unravels politics from theatre in order to propose a new means to politicize performance. Performance analyses ranging from child actors, animals and objects to reflections on the theatre work of Societas Raffaello Sanzio, Forced Entertainment and Goat Island combine to offer a critique of performance studies.

Architecturally Speaking by Alan Read Architecturally Speaking, Hardback (September 2000)

Architecturally Speaking is an international collection of essays by leading architects, artists and theorists of locality and space. This book will appeal to urbanists, geographers, artists, architects and cultural historians.

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Author Biography - Alan Read

ALAN READ is currently Professor of Theatre at King's College London. In the 1980s he directed the neighbourhood theatre, Rotherhithe Theatre Workshop, in the 1990s he lived and worked in Barcelona and was Director of Talks at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. Alan Read is the author of Theatre& Everyday Life and the editor of The Fact of Blackness and Architecturally Speaking.

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