Words, space, and the audience : the theatrical tension between empiricism and rationalism /

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Author / Creator:Bennett, Michael Y., 1980-
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Description:x, 179 p. ; 23 cm.
Subject:Theater -- Philosophy.
Theater audiences -- Psychology.
Drama -- History and criticism.
Theater audiences -- Psychology.
Theater -- Philosophy.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8865447
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ISBN:9780230116801 (alk. paper)
0230116809 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Words, Space, and the Audience
  • Victorian Ideals: Wilde Performances in The Importance of Being Earnest and Salome
  • After the Great War: Contextualizing the Self in Italy and Six Characters in Search of an Author
  • 1952 Paris: Waiting for Godot and The Great Quarrel
  • Cold War Tactics: Fear in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Conclusion: The Epistemological Quandary over Improvisation, Impermanence, and Lack of a Script in Performance Art: An Interview with Coco Fusco