Theory for Performance Studies A Student's Guide

ISBN-10: 0415974534

ISBN-13: 9780415974530

Edition: 2007

Authors: Philip Auslander
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Description: Theory for Performance Studies: A Student's Guide is a clear and concise handbook to the key connections between performance studies and critical theory since the 1960s. Philip Auslander looks at the way the concept of performance has been engaged across a number of disciplines. Beginning with four foundational figuresnbsp; Freud, Marz, Nietzsche and Saussurenbsp; Auslander goes on to provide guided introductions to the major theoretical thinkers of the past century, from Althusser to Zizek. Each entry offers biographical, theoretical, and bibliographical information along with a discussion of each figure's relevance to theatre and performance studies and suggestions for future research. Brisk, thoughtful, and engaging, this is an essential first volume for anyone at work in theatre and performance studies today.

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List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Predecessors
Sigmund Freud
Karl Marx
Friedrich Nietzsche
Ferdinand de Saussure
The Theorists
Louis Althusser
Mikhail Bakhtin
Roland Barthes
Georges Bataille
Jean Baudrillard
Walter Benjamin
Pierre Bourdieu
Judith Butler
HFlTne Cixous
Gilles Deleuze & FFlix Guattari
Jacques Derrida
Michel Foucault
Hans-Georg Gadamer
Luce Irigaray
Julia Kristeva
Jacques Lacan
Henri Lefebvre
Emmanuel Levinas
Jean-Frantois Lyotard
Maurice Merleau-Ponty
Edward W. Said
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Hayden White
Raymond Williams
Slavoj ++i++ek
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