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Contemporary French Theatre and Performance - Performance Interventions (Hardback)
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Contemporary French Theatre and Performance - Performance Interventions (Hardback)

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Hardback 244 Pages / Published: 17/05/2011
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This is the first book to explore the relationship between experimental theatre and performance making in France. Reflecting the recent return to aesthetics and politics in French theory, it focuses on how a variety of theatre and performance practitioners use their art work to contest reality as it is currently configured in France.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230580510
Number of pages: 244
Weight: 529 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm


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'The collection is an excellent guide for readers who want to get to grips with the complexity and mixity of genres, processes and environments involved in contemporary French theatre.'

- David Whitton, Emeritus Professor, Department of European Languages and Cultures, Lancaster University, UK

'Finburgh and Lavery state their twofold purpose: to examine recent experimental theater and performance in France and to consider the political and aesthetic ramifications surrounding those practices...Of particular interest is Celine Hersant's analysis of the "landscaped narratives" of Minyana and Renaude. Jean-Pierre Han offers intriguing insights on the interface between the economy and developments in theater. Susan Haedicke conveys a vivid impression of street theater...Summing Up: Recommended. - CHOICE

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