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The philosophy of theatre, drama, and acting / edited by Tom Stern
Publication year: 2017
Media class: Paperback
Resource type: Physical
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction - 2. Hegel's 'Instrinct of reason' and Shakepeare's 'The Merchant of Venice: what is a relevant aufhebung of nature? Of justice? - The theatre of thought: A.W. Schlegel on modern drama and romantic criticism - Nietzsche, the mask and the problem of the actor - The image and the act: Sartre on dramatic theatre - Attention to technique in theatre - Giving focus - 'What is the relationship between observed and participatory performance? - Plays are games, movies are pictures: Ludic vs pictorial representation - Ideals of theatrical art
Jennifer Ann Bates - Kristin Gjesdal - Tom Stern - Lior Leavy - Paul Woodruff - Tzachi Zamir - James R Hamilton - David Z. Saltz - Paul Thom
The philosophy of theatre, drama, and acting is the ideal collection for students and scholars of aesthetics, theatre studies and the philosophy of art. Ever since the Greeks, philosophy and theatre have always enjoyed a close and often antagonistic relationship. Yet until recently, relatively little scholarly attention has been paid to the reltionship between philosophy and theatre, drama and acting.
Drama, History and criticism
Acting, History and criticism
Pages vi, 209 pages
London, New York : Rowman & Littlefield, 2017
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