Performance in Postmodern Culture

Benamou, Michel and Bernstein, Cheryl and Blau, Herbert and Charles, Daniel and Durand, Régis and Jabès, Edmond and Federman, Raymond and Hassan, Ihab and Lyotard, Jean-François and Palmer, Richard and Rothenberg, Jerome and Tatham, Campbell and Turner, Victor. Performance in Postmodern Culture. Milwaukee, WI: The Center for Twentieth Century Studies, University of Wisconsin; s.l.: Madison, WI : Coda Press, 1977.

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Abstract (English)

This compelling anthology traces the development of postmodern performance by gathering together essays of fourteen authors who consider topics such as the differences between ritual and theatre, psychoanalytic theory of film and music, and performative writing. Issues concerning representation, myth, langage, the body and memory are discussed within the cultural frameworks of philosphy, politics and modern technology. Federman's poems in English and French. Onomastic index 4 p. Biographical notes on contributors. Circa 180 bibl. ref.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Benamou, Michel (Editor); Benamou, Michel (Author); Caramello, Charles (Editor); Bernstein, Cheryl (Author); Blau, Herbert (Author); Charles, Daniel (Author); Durand, Régis (Author); Jabès, Edmond (Author); Federman, Raymond (Author); Hassan, Ihab (Author); Lyotard, Jean-François (Author); Palmer, Richard (Author); Rothenberg, Jerome (Author); Tatham, Campbell (Author); Turner, Victor (Author)
Dossier: 800 - PERFORMANCE
Collation: 234 p. ; 23 x 16 cm. - (Theories of Contemporary Culture ; 1)
ISBN: 0930956001
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Milwaukee, WI: The Center for Twentieth Century Studies, University of Wisconsin; s.l.: Madison, WI : Coda Press
Artists: Symbionese Liberation Army; Cage, John; Snow, Michael; Tzara, Tristan
Keywords: POSTMODERN PERFORMANCE; PERFORMANCE; POSTMODERNISM; MODERNISM; LANGUAGE; MEMORY; RITUAL; PHILOSOPHY; PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORY; FILM; MUSIC; TECHNOLOGY; WRITING; THEATRE; BODY; BEZUCHA, ROBERT; CSIKZENTMIHALYI, MIHALY; DAVIS, NATALIE; DERRIDA, JACQUES; DURAS, MARQUERITE; FREUD, SIGMUND; GOFFMAN, ERVING; GROTOWSKI, JERZY; HEIDEGGER, MARTIN; JUNOD, HENRI; VAN GENNEP, ARNOLD; WILDEN, ANTHONY
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Date Deposited: 16 Oct 1997
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:56
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/11759
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