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Macmillan Higher Education

Theatre and Law

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Palgrave

Pages: 96
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Theatre And

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Paperback - 9781137469557

17 November 2015

$9.99

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Ebook - 9781137469564

02 November 2015

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Theatre & Law offers the first comprehensive account of the complex relations between legal process and performances. Through ten major principles of performance within law, it establishes how law itself is a performative...

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Theatre & Law offers the first comprehensive account of the complex relations between legal process and performances. Through ten major principles of performance within law, it establishes how law itself is a performative mode of practice and reflects upon the co-dependence of law, performance and politics in celebrated works of theatre.

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An accessible guide to ten ways in which theatre and law relate

Part of the bestselling Theatre & series

Part I
Within the Law: Ten Rules of Engagement
Part II
Before the Law: The Life and Death of Homo Juridicus
Part III
Beyond the Law: Extraordinary Rendition
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Alan Read is Professor of Theatre at Kings College London, UK. He was the founding consultant editor of the journal Performance Research and is the author of Theatre & Everyday Life: An Ethics of Performance and Theatre, Intimacy & Engagement: The Last Human Venue, amongst numerous other publications.

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Alan Read is Professor of Theatre at Kings College London, UK. He was the founding consultant editor of the journal Performance Research and is the author of Theatre & Everyday Life: An Ethics of Performance and Theatre, Intimacy & Engagement: The Last Human Venue, amongst numerous other publications.

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