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    Heron, Jonathan and Johnson, Nicholas 2014. ‘First both’: Introduction to ‘the Performance Issue’. Journal of Beckett Studies, Vol. 23, Issue. 1, p. 1.


    Kazubowski-Houston, Magdalena 2011. Thwarting Binarisms: Performing Racism in Postsocialist Poland. Text and Performance Quarterly, Vol. 31, Issue. 2, p. 169.


    2010. List of Books Received as of 1 December 2009. Theatre Survey, Vol. 51, Issue. 01, p. 177.


    Payne Fisk, Deborah 2009. Does Performance Studies Speak to Restoration Theatre?. Literature Compass, Vol. 6, Issue. 3, p. 668.


    2009. Books Received. Theatre Research International, Vol. 34, Issue. 02, p. 223.


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    The Cambridge Companion to Performance Studies
    • Online ISBN: 9781139002004
    • Book DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CCOL9780521874014
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Since the turn of the century, Performance Studies has emerged as an increasingly vibrant discipline. Its concerns - embodiment, ethical research and social change - are held in common with many other fields, however a unique combination of methods and applications is used in exploration of the discipline. Bridging live art practices - theatre, performance art and dance - with technological media, and social sciences with humanities, it is truly hybrid and experimental in its techniques. This Companion brings together specially commissioned essays from leading scholars who reflect on their own experiences in Performance Studies and the possibilities this offers to representations of identity, self-and-other, and communities. Theories which have been absorbed into the field are applied to compelling topics in current academic, artistic and community settings. The collection is designed to reflect the diversity of outlooks and provide a guide for students as well as scholars seeking a perspective on research trends.

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