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Erika Fischer-Lichte

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  • History of European Drama and Theatreby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    This major study reconstructs the vast history of European drama from Greek tragedy through to twentieth-century theatre, focusing on the subject of identity. Throughout history, drama has performed and represented political, religious, national, ethnic, class-related, gendered, and individual concepts of identity. Erika Fischer-Lichte's topics... more...

  • Theatre, Sacrifice, Ritual: Exploring Forms of Political Theatreby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    In this fascinating volume, acclaimed theatre historian Erika Fischer-Lichte reflects on the role and meaning accorded to the theme of sacrifice in Western cultures as mirrored in particular fusions of theatre and ritual. Theatre, Sacrifice, Ritual presents a radical re-definition of ritual theatre through analysis of performances as diverse as:... more...

  • The Transformative Power of Performanceby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 40.95

    In this book, Erika Fischer-Lichte traces the emergence of performance as 'an art event' in its own right. In setting performance art on an equal footing with the traditional art object, she heralds a new aesthetics. The peculiar mode of experience that a performance provokes ? blurring distinctions between artist and audience, body and mind, art... more...

  • Dionysus Resurrectedby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Wiley 2013; US$ 94.95

    Dionysus Resurrected analyzes the global resurgence since the late 1960s of Euripides’ The Bacchae . By analyzing and contextualizing these modern day performances, the author reveals striking parallels between transformational events taking place during the era of the play’s revival and events within the play itself. Puts forward... more...

  • Performance and the Politics of Spaceby Erika Fischer-Lichte; Benjamin Wihstutz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    From its very beginnings, theatre has been both an art and a public space, shared by actors and spectators. As a result, its entity and history is intimately tied to politics: a politics of inclusion and exclusion, of distributions and placements, of spatial appropriation and utopian concepts. This collection examines what is at stake when a theatrical... more...

  • Global Ibsenby Erika Fischer-Lichte; Barbara Gronau; Christel Weiler

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    This book analyses the different ways in which Ibsen?s plays were and are performed in different cultures on five continents and examines the impact of such performances on the theatre, social life, and politics of these cultures. It shows that performing Ibsen means performing multiple modernities. more...

  • The Politics of Interweaving Performance Cultures: After Postcolonialismby Erika Fischer-Lichte; Torsten Jost; Saskya Iris Jain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book provides a timely intervention in the fields of performance studies and theatre history, and to larger issues of global cultural exchange. The authors offer a provocative argument for rethinking the scholarly assessment of how diverse performative cultures interact, how they are interwoven, and how they are dependent upon each other. While... more...

  • Theatre Studies: An Introductionby Erika Fischer-Lichte; Minou Arjomand; Ramona Mosse

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Erika Fischer-Lichte's introduction to the discipline of Theatre and Performance Studies is a strikingly authoritative and wide ranging guide to the study of theatre in all of its forms. Its three-part structure moves from the first steps in starting to think about performance, through to the diverse and interrelated concerns required of higher-level... more...

  • Theater und Fest in Europaby Erika Fischer-Lichte; Matthias Warstat; Anne Littmann

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 80.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Theater und Fest in Europa stellt in Fallstudien zu Antike, Mittelalter, Früher Neuzeit, Moderne und Gegenwart neueste Forschungsergebnisse zum gemeinschaftsbildenden Zusammenwirken von Theater und Fest vor: Ein breites und vielschichtiges Spektrum festlich-theatraler Inszenierungen werden auf ihre ästhetischen und politischen Potenziale... more...

  • Metzler Lexikon Theatertheorieby Erika Fischer-Lichte; Doris Kolesch; Matthias Warstat

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2014; US$ 51.88

    Wo steht die Theatertheorie heute? Theaterkunst, die Institution Theater oder Dramaturgie sind längst nicht mehr Gegenstände der theoretischen Diskurse ? heute ist die Ästhetik in den Mittelpunkt gerückt: Es geht um die Zusammenhänge von Darstellung und Verkörperung, Wahrnehmung und Erfahrung, von Sprechen, Handeln und Emotionen. Das ?Metzler Lexikon... more...