Theatre, Education and the Making of Meanings: Art or Instrument?

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This book is a study of theatre's educational role during the 20th and the first years of the 21st centuries. It examines the variety of ways the theatre's educational potential has been harnessed and theorised, the claims made for its value and the tension bettween theatre as education and theatre as 'art': between theatre's aesthetic dimenstion and the 'utilitarian' or 'instrumental' role for which it has so often been pressed into service. Following a preliminary discussion of some key theoretical approaches to ...

Theatre, Education and the Making of Meanings: Art or Instrument? 2008, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719065439

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Theatre, Education and the Making of Meanings: Art or Instrument? 2008, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719065422

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