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Memory Theater

Author : Simon Critchley
ISBN : 9781590517406
Genre : Fiction
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Originally published: Great Britain: Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2014.
Category: Fiction

Shakespeare S Memory Theatre

Author : Lina Perkins Wilder
ISBN : 9780521764551
Genre : Drama
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Wilder examines the excessive remembering of figures such as Romeo, Falstaff, and Hamlet as a way of defining Shakespeare's theatricality.
Category: Drama

Theory For Theatre Studies Memory

Author : Milija Gluhovic
ISBN : 9781474246644
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Why has memory become such an important political tool in response to the challenges of modernity? How can performance be used to probe and recuperate aspects of the past, and what are the ethical and political questions that arise when it does so? And how should the discipline of theatre studies define and deploy the term 'memory' theoretically and in practice? Theory for Theatre Studies: Memory provides a comprehensive introduction to the intersections between contemporary theatre and performance, the field of memory studies and the politics of memory across the globe. Beginning by offering a fresh critical snapshot of the major theoretical foundations for the study of memory today, the author presents vivid theatrical examples drawn from a wide variety of cultural contexts and compellingly illustrates the centrality of memory for the theatre as well as the vital role of theatre in transmitting individual and collective memories. Featuring in-depth case studies of a range of performance works - including Lola Arias's Minefield, Yael Ronen's Common Ground and Robert Lepage's The Seven Streams of the River Ota - it explores how theatre artists have grappled with issues of memory and the tensions between memory and history. A final section examines the problematics of memory in a global context by exploring the subject of migration/immigration. Memory is supported by further online resources including section overviews and discussion questions. Online resources to accompany this book are available at: https://www.bloomsbury.com/theory-for-theatre-studies-memory-9781474246651/
Category: Literary Criticism

Memory Theater And Postmodern Drama

Author : Jeanette R. Malkin
ISBN : 0472110373
Genre : Performing Arts
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Provides a new way of defining—and understanding—postmodern drama
Category: Performing Arts

Memory Transitional Justice And Theatre In Postdictatorship Argentina

Author : Noe Montez
ISBN : 9780809336296
Genre : History
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In this work examining Argentine theatre over the past four decades and drawing on contemporary research, Noe Montez considers how theatre can serve as activism and alter public reception to a government addressing human rights violations by its predecessor.
Category: History

Absence And Memory In Colonial American Theatre

Author : O. Johnson
ISBN : 9781137099617
Genre : Performing Arts
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History, they say, has a filthy tongue. In the case of colonial theatre in America, what we know about performance has come from the detractors of theatre and not its producers. Yet this does not account for the flourishing theatrical circuit established between 1760 and 1776. This study explores the culture's social support of the theatre.
Category: Performing Arts

Theatre Performance And Memory Politics In Argentina

Author : B. Werth
ISBN : 9780230114029
Genre : Performing Arts
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Since Argentina's transition to democracy, the expression of human fragility on the stage has taken diverse forms. This book examines the intervention of theatre and performance in the memory politics surrounding Argentina's return to democracy and makes a case for performance's transformative power.
Category: Performing Arts

Memory Theatre

Author : Simon Critchley
ISBN : 0992974712
Genre : Memory
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This is part novel, part prose poem illuminated by a series of photographs of New York buildings gradually making and unmaking themselves.
Category: Memory

Theatres Of Memory Past And Present In Contemporary Culture

Author : Raphael Samuel
ISBN : 1859840779
Genre : History
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This work offers an overview of how the past has been manipulated in art, politicized and sold to the consumer, yet takes issue with those who claim this interest in heritage is merely obsessive nostalgia. The author covers a multitude of topics, such as the Festival of Britain and conservation.
Category: History

Play Memory

Author : Theatre Plus Archives
ISBN : OCLC:626878154
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Art Of Memory

Author : F A Yates
ISBN : 9781136353611
Genre : History
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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: History

The Haunted Stage

Author : Marvin Carlson
ISBN : 0472089374
Genre : Performing Arts
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Uncovers the ways in which the spectator's memory informs theatrical reception.
Category: Performing Arts

Research Methods In Theatre And Performance

Author : Baz Kershaw
ISBN : 9780748688104
Genre : Performing Arts
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How have theatre and performance research methods and methodologies engaged the expanding diversity of performing arts practices? How can students best combine performance/theatre research approaches in their projects? This book's 29 contributors provide
Category: Performing Arts

Memory In Play

Author : A. Favorini
ISBN : 9780230617162
Genre : Performing Arts
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This innovative study examines the role of memory in the history of theatre and drama. Favorini analyzes issues of memory in self-construction, collective memory, the clash of memory and history and even explores what the work of cognitive scientists can teach us about brain function and our response to drama.
Category: Performing Arts

Embodied Memory

Author : Anat Feinberg
ISBN : 1587292777
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In Embodied Memory, Anat Feinberg offers the first English-language study of the controversial dramatist George Tabori. A Jewish-Hungarian playwright and novelist, Tabori is a unique figure in postwar German theatre -- one of the few theatre people since Bertolt Brecht to embody "the ideal union" of playwright, director, theatre manager, and actor. Revered as a "theatre guru, " Tabori's career, first in the United States and later in Germany, is fraught with controversy.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Theatre Of The Real

Author : Carol Martin
ISBN : 9780230281912
Genre : Art
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At an unparalleled time of the construction of reality across the fields of the science and humanities on a variety of platforms, theatre and performance participates in the current obsession with the problems and possibilities of the epistemologies of the real by using and revising the conventions of dramatic writing and performance to create and recreate personal, national, historical, and virtual realities. Theatre of the Real examines a wide range of international theatre and performance that claims a special relationship to contemporary reality in order to theorize how theatre and performance participates in how we come to know, experience, and understand the important events of our personal, social and political lives. The wide range of works discussed include Kamp and History of the World - Part Eleven by Hotel Modern, Is.Man by Adelheid Roosen, I am My Own Wife by Doug Wright, and Southern Exposure by JoAnne Akalaitis.
Category: Art

The Theatre Of Brian Friel

Author : Christopher Murray
ISBN : 9781408154502
Genre : Performing Arts
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Brian Friel is Ireland's foremost living playwright, whose work spans fifty years and has won numerous awards, including three Tonys and a Lifetime Achievement Arts Award. Author of twenty-five plays, and whose work is studied at GCSE and A level (UK), and the Leaving Certificate (Ire), besides at undergraduate level, he is regarded as a classic in contemporary drama studies. Christopher Murray offers the definitive guide to Friel's work; both a detailed study of individual plays and an exploration of Friel's dual commitment to tradition and modernity across his oeuvre. Beginning with Friel's 1964 work Philadelphia, Here I Come! it follows a broadly chronological route through the principle plays, including Aristocrats, Faith Healer, Translations, Dancing at Lughnasa, Molly Sweeney and The Home Place. Along the way it considers themes of exile, politics, fathers and sons, belief and ritual, history, memory, gender inequality, and loss, all set against the dialectic of tradition and modernity.
Category: Performing Arts

Zones Of Re Membering

Author : Don Gifford
ISBN : 9789042032606
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Don Gifford in Zones of Re-membering shows clearly, thoughtfully, yet entertainingly how no one explanation will account for the depth and complexity of human experience and its grounding in Memory. Because consciousness is a function of Memory, “life without Memory is no life at all” as Alzheimer’s all too frequently demonstrates. Both our individual and collective Memory is stored in the arts, he contends, which in turn provide a way of knowing and of nourishing Memory and consciousness. Memory, like language, is never really stable or accurate but appears as narrative and these narratives collectively form our entire culture. For Gifford, the profoundest explorer of the human consciousness, time, and memory is James Joyce and in its range of reference, wit, and humanity the spirit of Joyce permeates this book.
Category: Literary Criticism

Applied Theatre

Author : Monica Prendergast
ISBN : 9781841502816
Genre : Performing Arts
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"Applied Theatre is the first study to assist practitioners and students to develop critical frameworks for planning and implementing their own theatrical projects. This reader-friendly text considers an international range of case studies in applied theatre through discussion questions, practical activities and detailed analysis of specific theatre projects globally."--Provided by the publisher.
Category: Performing Arts