Performing Objects and Theatrical Things

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Springer, Aug 14, 2014 - Performing Arts - 264 pages
This book rethinks historical and contemporary theatre, performance, and cultural events by scrutinizing and theorizing the objects and things that activate stages, venues, environments, and archives.

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Object Lessons
Technology and Wonder in ThirteenthCentury Iberia and Beyond
choreographic thing
The Unfolding Roles of a Walking Map within NVAs Half Life
HumanMorethanHuman Agencies in Site
Peppers Ghost Plate Glass and Theatrical Transformation
Queerying Theatrical Objects
Virtual Stage Props and Christopher Marlowes
Exploring the Complexities of Objects as Actants
An Analysis of the Whip in George Aikens Uncle Toms Cabin

Military Memorialization and its Objects of Period Purification

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Nicole Berkin, The Graduate Center, CUNY, USA Leo Cabranes-Grant, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA Lezlie C. Cross, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA Minty Donald, University of Glasgow, UK Benjamin Gillespie, The Graduate Center, CUNY, USA Chandra Owenby Hopkins, Converse College, USA Karen Jean Martinson, Chicago State University, USA Kee-Yoon Nahm, Yale University, USA Aileen Robinson, Northwestern University, USA Christopher Swift, New York City College of Technology, CUNY, USA Joanne Tompkins, University of Queensland, Australia Helene Vosters, York University, Canada Margaret Werry, University of Minnesota, USA

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