Philosophers and thespians : thinking performance /

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Author / Creator:Rokem, Freddie, 1945-
Imprint:Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, c2010.
Description:xii, 227 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series:Cultural memory in the present
Cultural memory in the present.
Subject:Theater and philosophy.
Drama -- Technique.
Drama -- Technique.
Theater and philosophy.
Format: Print Book
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Varying Form of Title:Philsophers & thespians
ISBN:9780804763493 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804763496 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804763509 (pbk. : alk. paper)
080476350X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Encounters. The first encounter : Plato's Symposium and the ancient quarrel between philosophy and poetry
  • "Who's there?" : Hamlet as philosopher and thespian
  • Stagings of the self : the Nietzsche-Strindberg correspondence
  • Walter Benjamin and Bertolt Brecht discuss Franz Kafka : exilic journeys
  • Constellations. Accidents and catastrophic constellations : performative agendas
  • Wishes, promises and threats : the performative storytelling of Walter Benjamin.