To Watch Theatre: Essays on Genre and Corporeality

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This book is about watching theatre; and how to utilise a corporeal semiotics to read genres of contemporary theatre. It suggests that three key concepts interact: genre , the formal term that structures theatricality, including the textual grammar of a dramatic work, its performance style, theatrical frame, and mode of rhetorical address; corporeality , an assemblage of the troubling physical work of the actors, the figurative forms in the text, and the ambivalent bodies of the spectators; and performance , the ...

To Watch Theatre: Essays on Genre and Corporeality 2009, P.I.E-Peter Lang S.A., Editions Scientifiques Internationales, Brussels

ISBN-13: 9789052010274

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