Sacred Theatre

Chamberlain, F., Haney II, W. S., Lavery, C. , Malekin, P. and Yarrow, R. (2008) Sacred Theatre. Series: Theatre and Consciousness. Intellect Books. ISBN 9781841501536

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Abstract

The notion of the sacred has long informed the work of British dramatists like Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard. Ralph Yarrow’s Sacred Theatre is the first book to examine the role of the sacred in the practice, process, and performance of drama. While leaving enough room for the personal and experiential, Yarrow draws on concepts from sociology, anthropology, and critical theory as well as analytical readings of plays and performance events to examine how theater interacts with the otherworldly. This volume is essential reading for anyone intrigued by the intersection of drama and consciousness.

Item Type:Edited Books
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Lavery, Professor Carl
Authors: Chamberlain, F., Haney II, W. S., Lavery, C., Malekin, P., and Yarrow, R.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Theatre Film and TV Studies
Publisher:Intellect Books
ISBN:9781841501536
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