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Macmillan Higher Education

Theatre and The Visual

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Palgrave

Pages: 96
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Theatre And

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Paperback - 9780230246621

27 November 2012

$9.99

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Ebook - 9781137015594

16 September 2017

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Theatre & the Visual argues that theatre studies' preoccupation with problems arising from textual analysis has compromised a fuller, political consideration of the visual. Johnson examines the spectator's role in the...

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Theatre & the Visual argues that theatre studies' preoccupation with problems arising from textual analysis has compromised a fuller, political consideration of the visual. Johnson examines the spectator's role in the theatre, exploring pleasure, difficulty and spectacle, to consider the implications for visual experience in the theatre.




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Successful series: A new title in this vibrant and established series of 'short, sharp, shots' about theatre

Unique in analysing the importance of the visual in performance in an accessible format for students

Dominic Johnson is at the cutting edge of both research and performance in this area

Series Editors' Preface
Foreword
Introduction
PART I: HISTORIES OF LOOKING
PART II: WORDLESS SPECTACLE
PART III: THE PLEASURES AND PAINS OF LOOKING
EPILOGUE: THE SHOCK OF THE NEW
Further Reading.

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DOMINIC JOHNSON is Lecturer in Drama in the Department of Drama, Queen Mary, University of London, UK. He is the author of Glorious Catastrophe: Jack Smith, Performance and Visual Culture (2012). He is a performance artist himself, and has performed at venues and festivals in the UK and internationally.

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DOMINIC JOHNSON is Lecturer in Drama in the Department of Drama, Queen Mary, University of London, UK. He is the author of Glorious Catastrophe: Jack Smith, Performance and Visual Culture (2012). He is a performance artist himself, and has performed at venues and festivals in the UK and internationally.

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