From Ritual to Theatre

From Ritual to Theatre : The Human Seriousness of Play

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How is social action related to aesthetics, and anthropology to theatre? What is the meaning of such concepts as "work," "play, "liminal," and "flow"? In this highly influential book, Turner elaborates on ritual and theatre, persona and individual, role-playing and performing, taking examples from American, European, and African societies for a greater understanding of culture and its symbols.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 149.86 x 215.9 x 12.7mm | 272.15g
  • JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Performing Arts Journals
  • Baltimore, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0933826176
  • 9780933826175
  • 157,207