Acting, Spectating and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Unconscious Processes of Identification in the Theatre

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From Aristotle's theory of tragic katharsis onwards, theorists of the theatre have long engaged with the question of what spectatorship entails. This question has, directly or indirectly, often been extended to the investigation of acting. Acting, Spectating, and the Unconscious approaches the unconscious aspects of spectatorship and acting afresh. Interweaving psychoanalytic descriptions of processes such as transference, unconscious phantasy, and alpha-function with an in-depth survey of theories of spectating and acting ...

Acting, Spectating and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Unconscious Processes of Identification in the Theatre 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138699243

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