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Theatricality Tracy Davis

Theatricality

Tracy Davis

Published February 19th 2004
ISBN : 9780521012072
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Specially-commissioned essays explore the element of performance theory known as theatricality in six case studies that use specific circumstances to illustrate how the concept of theatricality developed. Topics covered include early use of theMoreSpecially-commissioned essays explore the element of performance theory known as theatricality in six case studies that use specific circumstances to illustrate how the concept of theatricality developed. Topics covered include early use of the term- employment of theatricality by other disciplines to describe events- non-Western interpretation of theatricality- and its role in analyzing political and cultural events and philosophies. The book provides an introductory guide for those discovering the complex yet rewarding world of performance theory.