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Performance Histories

Performance Histories

April 2007
Trade Paperback · 220 Pages
$18.95 U.S. · $21.50 CAN · £12.99 U.K. · €13.99 E.U.
ISBN 9781555540777
PAJ Publications

 

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Description

This collection of essays and interviews by the editor of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art covers a wide range of current topics, such as avant-garde legacies, performance and ethics, art as spiritual practice, and the theater of food. The volume features individual commentaries on the plays of Wallace Shawn, The Wooster Group oeuvre, Robert Wilson and Gertrude Stein, and international theater, with extended reflections on performance in downtown New York City.

About the Author

Bonnie Marranca is co-editor of "Performing Arts Journal", as well as the author of "Ecologies of Theater" and "Theatrewritings", which received the George Jean Nathan Award; the editor of "American Dreams: The Imagination of Samp Shepard" and "The Theatre of Images".