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Performance: a Critical Introduction

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ISBN-10: 1138281689

ISBN-13: 9781138281684

Edition: 3rd 2018

Authors: Marvin Carlson

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Since its original publication in 1996, Marvin Carlson's Performance: A critical introductionhas remained the definitive guide to understanding performance as a theatrical activity. It is an unparalleled exploration of the myriad ways in which performance has been interpreted, its importance to disciplines from anthropology to linguistics, and how it underpins essential concepts of human society. In this comprehensively revised and updated third edition, Carlson tackles the pressing themes and theories of our age, with expanded coverage of : the increasing growth and importance of racial and ethnic performance the emergence of performance concerned with age and disability the popularity…    
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 10/19/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 292
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Marvin Carlson is Sidney E. Cohn Distinguished Professor of Theater and Comparative Literature, City University of New York.