A Boal Companion: Dialogues on Theatre and Cultural Politics by Mady Schutzman,Jan Cohen-Cruz PDF

By Mady Schutzman,Jan Cohen-Cruz

ISBN-10: 0415322936

ISBN-13: 9780415322935

ISBN-10: 0415322944

ISBN-13: 9780415322942

This rigorously developed and thorough number of theoretical engagements with Augusto Boal’s paintings is the 1st to appear ’beyond Boal’ and severely assesses the Theatre of the Opressed (TO) circulation in context.



A Boal Companion seems on the cultural practices which tell TO and discover them inside of a bigger body of cultural politics and function conception. The participants positioned TO into discussion with complexity theory – Merleau-Ponty, Emmanuel Levinas, race idea, feminist functionality artwork, Deleuze and Guattari, and liberation psychology – to call quite a few, and in doing so, the kinship among Boal’s venture and a number of fields of social psychology, ethics, biology, comedy, trauma experiences and political technological know-how is made visible.



The rules generated all through A Boal Companion will:



  • expand readers' figuring out of TO as a posh, interdisciplinary, multivocal physique of philosophical discourses

  • provide a number of lenses in which to perform and critique TO

  • make particular the connection among TO and different our bodies of work.


This assortment is perfect for TO practitioners and students who are looking to extend their wisdom, however it additionally offers unexpected readers and new scholars to the self-discipline with an exceptional learn resource.

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