The senses in performance /

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Imprint:New York ; London : Routledge, 2007.
Description:xi, 216 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Language:English
Series:Worlds of performance
Subject:Performing arts.
Senses and sensation.
Performing arts.
Senses and sensation.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6247668
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Other authors / contributors:Banes, Sally.
Lepecki, AndreĢ.
ISBN:0415281857 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780415281850 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0415281865 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780415281867 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • List of illustrations
  • Notes on contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction: the performance of the senses
  • Part I. Theory and practice
  • 2. Rasaesthetics
  • 3. Olfactory performances
  • 4. Unearthing kinesthesia: groping among cross-cultural models of the senses in performance
  • 5. Senses and silence in actor training and performance
  • 6. Making sense of food in performance: the table and the stage
  • Part II. History
  • 7. Edible performance: feasting and festivity in early Tudor entertainment
  • 8. Incense & decadents: Symbolist theatre's use of scent
  • 9. Sensing realism: illusionism, actuality, and the theatrical sensorium
  • Part III. Contemporary performance
  • 10. Guiding somatic responses within performative structures: contemporary live art and sensorial perception
  • 11. Containment + contamination: a performance landscape for the senses at PQ03
  • 12. Seeing nothing: now hear this...
  • 13. A doubly "environmental" sensorium: Omaha Magic Theatre's Sea of Forms
  • 14. Tangible acts: touch performances
  • Part IV. Case studies
  • 15. Performers, spectators, cannibals: making sense of theatrical consumption
  • 16. Indonesian theatre and its double: Putu Wijaya paints a theatre of mental terror
  • 17. Artaud's anatomy
  • Index