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Theatre and Ghosts free pdf Theatre and Ghosts brings theatre and performance history into dialogue with the flourishing field of spectrality studies. The contributors include internationally-renowned theatre scholars who have shaped the study of cultural memory. Essays shed new light on spectral economies, geo-politics, and histories of acting- they span from adaptations of the Gothic to the operations and technologies of the modern and new supernatural, addressing topics such as ghost-seeing, horror shows, mediums, revenants, haunted sites, spiritual worlds, and acting as an incarnation of the dead.

About Mary Luckhurst

Mary Luckhurst is Professor of Artistic Research and Creative Practice at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She co-founded the new Department of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of York, UK, and is a pioneer in practice as research. She is a playwright, director and an authority on articulating the processes and practices of writing, acting and directing for theatre. She is the author and editor of many books including Dramaturgy: A Revolution in Theatre, Theatre and Celebrity, 1660-2000, On Acting, On Directing, Playimg for Real and Caryl Churchill. The Higher Education Academy awarded her a National Teaching Fellowship and made her an International Scholar in 2013 in recognition of her outstanding international contribution to teaching and research in drama and performance. Emilie Morin is Lecturer in the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York, UK. Her research focuses on modern and contemporary British and Irish literature, theatre history, and European modernism. Her monograph Samuel Beckett and the Problem of Irishness was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2009.

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Author : Mary Luckhurst
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 25 July 2014
ISBN : 1137345063
EAN : 9781137345066
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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