Performance: pt. 1. Identity and the self

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Philip Auslander
Taylor & Francis, 2003 - Performance - 480 pages
This collection reflects not only the multidisciplinary nature of current thinking about performance, but also the complex and contested nature of the concept itself.
 

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Contents

The performing self
3
from notacting
22
Doing difference
42
performing blackness
74
Choreographies of gender
111
PART 2
138
Art and objecthood
165
aesthetics in the seventies
188
performance art
269
Film and theatre
291
The presence of mediation
306
The eye finds no fixed point on which to rest
323
performance and new technologies
351
The art of puppetry in the age of media production
365
the uncanny performer
381
interactivity performativity
395

the subject demystified
206
British live art
218
bodies in performance
228

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