Performance Studies: An Introduction

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Routledge, 2002 - Performing Arts - 288 pages
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This important new introductory textbook by a prime mover in the emergent field of Performance Studies is a defining moment for the discipline. It provides a lively and accessible overview of the full range of performance for undergraduates at all levels and beginning graduate students in performance studies, theatre, performing arts and cultural studies.

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User Review  - RKC-Drama - LibraryThing

In this second edition, the author opens with a discussion of important developments in the discipline. His closing chapter, 'Global and Intercultural Performance', is completely rewritten in light of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Phillip - Goodreads

For the project I am working on, this isn't the most directly useful book--though it will be an important reference point for part of the discussion. In terms of Schnechner's project though, this book ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Schechner is Professor of Performance Studies at New York University. He was founder/director of the Performance Group.

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