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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
  • 166,120

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