And Holy Script
Edited by Shimon Levy
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Theatre by Shimon Levy
Book DescriptionThe interrelationships between myth, religion, and theatre are explored by investigating the unique treatment of theatricality, ritual and performance in the Holy Scriptures, and in other sacred traditions. Traditional Jewish Halachic oppositions towards theatre are discussed, as well as the way theatre was harnessed to promote Christian values.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781898723530
(155mm x 230mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Sussex Academic Press
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Shimon Levy
Samuel Beckett's Self-Referential Drama, Paperback (January 2002)
An exploration of Samuel Beckett's drama, using the criteria that ensue from the works themselves, with particular attention given to the relationship between the medium and the message. This fully revised second edition includes chapters on the radioplays and film and television scripts.
Bible as Theatre, Paperback (January 2002)» View all books by Shimon Levy
A discussion of the Bible's resemblance to theatre, with the author arguing that the fear the ancient Hebrews felt for theatre was based on its highly creative potential as a rival Creator, not its gaudy aspects. God, in theatrical terms, is "The Great Offstage Being".
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