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The Self in Performance
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Susana Pendzik, Renée Emunah, David Read Johnson
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-10 - Publisher: Springer

This book is the first to examine the performance of autobiographical material as a theatrical form, a research subject, and a therapeutic method. Contextualizing personal performance within psychological and theatrical paradigms, the book identifies and explores core concepts, such as the function of the director/therapist throughout the creative process, the
Dances of the Self in Heinrich Von Kleist, E. T. A. Hoffman and Heinrich Heine
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Lucia Ruprecht
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

Dances of the Self in Heinrich von Kleist, E. T. A. Hoffmann and Heinrich Heine brings to light little-known German resources on dance by juxtaposing cultural history with aesthetic theory and close readings of literary works. Joining performance studies with psychoanalytical theory, Lucia Ruprecht addresses dance as a performative exercise
Autobiography and Performance
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Deirdre Heddon
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-18 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

Autobiography and Performance offers a comprehensive overview of the use of autobiography in performance. Examining the work of key practitioners, Heddon argues that autobiographical performances act as sites of resistance and intervention and uncovers the political potentials and limits that accompany the use of the personal in performance
The Humanist (Re)Turn: Reclaiming the Self in Literature
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Michael Bryson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-31 - Publisher: Routledge

The exciting new book argues for a renewed emphasis on humanism--contrary to the trend of post-humanism, or what Neema Parvini calls "the anti-humanism" of the last several decades of literary and theoretical scholarship. In this trail-blazing study, Michael Bryson argues for this renewal of perspective by covering literature written in
To Speak of it
Language: en
Pages: 69
Authors: Judy Best
Categories: Performance art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher:

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