Critical Theory and Performance (PRFM5901)
UNIT OF STUDY
As an emerging discipline, performance studies has drawn upon a wide range of theoretical positions and resources, from semiotics to New Historicism, cultural studies, feminism, psychoanalysis, discourse theory, deconstruction, phenomenology and hermeneutics. In this unit, we will read some key theoretical texts and look at how they have been applied to the analysis of performance.
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