Liveness: Performance in a Mediatized Culture
In Liveness Philip Auslander addresses what may be the single most important question facing all kinds of performance today: What is the status of live performance in a culture dominated by mass media? By looking at specific instances of live performance such as theatre, rock music, sport and courtroom testimony, Liveness offers penetrating insights into media culture. This provocative book tackles some of the enduring 'sacred truths' surrounding the high cultural status of the live event.
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Review: Liveness: Performance in a Mediatized Culture: Performance in an Mediatized CultureUser Review - Bean - Goodreads
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Review: Liveness: Performance in a Mediatized Culture: Performance in an Mediatized CultureUser Review - Robert - Goodreads
not sure if I should bother re-reading this. A book about liveness that is written just pre-internet and talks about performance without any mention of online performance. It's just not that useful ... Read full review