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    Performance and Drama in Ancient Egypt (Duckworth Egyptology) (Paperback) By (author) Robyn Gillam

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    DescriptionPerformance and Drama in Ancient Egypt examines archaeological and textual materials for evidence of performance-based activities in Egypt from the beginning of the historic period until the later Roman Empire. It takes as its starting point enactments of performance texts from the Graeco-Roman period done by the author's students and examines the widespread vogue for re-enactments on archaeological sites and in the mass media. Performance and Drama in Ancient Egypt presents an historically-based survey of ancient Egyptian performance activities that relates them to other cultural and historical developments. The materials discussed include texts, visual art, architecture and material culture. The author deals with issues that have been raised in the emerging field of performance archaeology as well as seeking to initiate a discussion on performance in Egyptology and related disciplines.


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    Title
    Performance and Drama in Ancient Egypt
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robyn Gillam
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 194
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 319 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780715634042
    ISBN 10: 0715634046
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: AN
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: HDDG
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/NAFRIC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    LC classification: CC
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAE
    DC22: 792.0932
    Thema V1.0: NK, ATD, NKD
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAE
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    27 January 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Since 1989 Robyn Gillam has taught at York University in Toronto for the Programmes in Mass Communication, Classical and Religious Studies. She has worked at the Royal Ontario Museum, for the Egyptian Department registering artifacts, as well as in the Schools Programme and Adult Education. She also works as a freelance writer in the field of cultural criticism. She has a particular interest in the relationship of ancient studies, archaeology and museums to popular culture and the mass media.