The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance

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Routledge, May 13, 2013 - Performing Arts - 240 pages
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Discussing some of the pivotal questions relating to the complementary fields of theatre and performance studies, this engaging, easy-to-use text is undoubtedly a perfect reference guide for the keen student and passionate theatre-goer alike.
 

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What is theatre? What is performance? What are their connections and differences? What events, people, practices and ideas have shaped theatre and performance in the twentieth century, and ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Part I People
11
Part II Events
81
Part III Concepts and practices
125
A chronology of worldperformance events births and deaths
216
Select bibliography
223
Index
233
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Paul Allain is Senior Lecturer in Drama, University of Kent. He is the author of Gardzienice: Polish Theatre in Transition and The Cambridge Companion to Chekhov (as co-editor).

Jen Harvie is professor of contemporary theatre and performance at Queen Mary University of London.

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