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Description - Ghosts of Theatre and Cinema in the Brain by Mark Pizzato

Pizzato focuses on the staging of Self and Other as phantom characters inside the brain (in the 'mind's eye', as Hamlet says). He explores the brain's anatomical evolution from animal drives to human consciousness to divine aspirations, through distinctive cultural expressions in stage and screen technologies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403972156
ISBN-10: 140397215X
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 323
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 24-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mark Pizzato

MARK PIZZATO is Associate Professor of Theatre and Film, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, USA. He is the author of Edges of Loss: From Modern Drama to Postmodern Theory, which focuses on the drama of Eliot, Artaud, Brecht and Genet (University of Michigan Press, 1998) and Theatres of Human Sacrifice: From Ancient Ritual to Stage and Screen Violence (SUNY Press, 2004). Pizzato has also published articles on theatre and media studies in various journals, including Journal of Popular Film and Television, Spectator, Performing Arts International, Ess

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