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Macmillan Higher Education

Theatre and Museums

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Palgrave

Pages: 96
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Theatre And

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Paperback - 9780230580206

22 January 2013

$9.99

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Ebook - 9781137292803

07 December 2012

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Bennett explores the relationship between theatre and museums, looking particularly at the collaborative processes that intertwine these two cultural practices. She argues that discourses of performance studies can open up...

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Bennett explores the relationship between theatre and museums, looking particularly at the collaborative processes that intertwine these two cultural practices. She argues that discourses of performance studies can open up new avenues of inquiry about the production and reception of the museum experience and its place in contemporary culture.

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Combining academic rigor with an accessible writing style, the book is ideal for students and scholars as well as the interested theatregoer
Theatre & is an established and successful series

Series Editors' Preface
Introduction
From Display to Experience
Re-performance
Theatre in the Museum: Collection as Performance
The Experiential Museum
Performance as Collection: Repertoire in the Museum
Conclusion: Re-performance Matters
Further Reading
Works Cited
Index.

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SUSAN BENNETT is University Professor in the Department of English at the University of Calgary, Canada. She is the editor of Feminist Theatre & Performance and the author of Theatre Audiences: A Theory of Production and Reception (now in its second edition) and Performing Nostalgia: Shifting Shakespeare and the Contemporary Past.

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SUSAN BENNETT is University Professor in the Department of English at the University of Calgary, Canada. She is the editor of Feminist Theatre & Performance and the author of Theatre Audiences: A Theory of Production and Reception (now in its second edition) and Performing Nostalgia: Shifting Shakespeare and the Contemporary Past.

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