Performance Studies: An Introduction by Richard Schechner

By Richard Schechner

The ebook of Performance experiences: An creation was a defining second for the sector. Richard Schechner's pioneering textbook presents a full of life and obtainable evaluate of the whole diversity of functionality for undergraduates in any respect degrees and starting graduate scholars in functionality stories, theatre, acting arts, and cultural stories. one of the issues mentioned are the appearing arts and well known entertainments, rituals, play and video games, and the performances of way of life. aiding examples and concepts are drawn from the social sciences, acting arts, poststructuralism, ritual thought, ethology, philosophy, and aesthetics.

This third edition is observed by means of an all-new better half site curated by way of a devoted media editor, with the subsequent assets for teachers and students: 

  • Interactive word list

  • Multiple selection questions

  • Powerpoint Slides.

  • Videos

  • Website hyperlinks for extra research

  • Tutorials on particular abilities inside of functionality Studies

  • Sample dialogue Questions

  • Exercises and Activities

  • Sample Syllabi

The e-book itself has additionally been revised, with 25 new extracts and biographies, updated assurance of world and intercultural performances, and further exploration of the becoming foreign presence of functionality stories as a self-discipline.

Performance Studies is the definitive review for undergraduates, with fundamental extracts, pupil actions, key biographies and over two hundred photographs of worldwide performance.

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