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Rhapsody for the Theatre - a book by Badiou, Alain

Rhapsody for the Theatre

Rhapsody for the Theatre( )
Author: Badiou, Alain
Introduction by: Bosteels, Bruno
ISBN:978-1-78168-125-1
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Verso Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

For Alain Badiou, theatre—unlike cinema—is the place for the staging of a truly emancipatory collective subject. In this sense theatre is, of all the arts, the one strictly homologous to politics: both theatre and politics depend on a limited set of texts or statements, collectively enacted by a group of actors or militants, which put a limit on the excessive power of the state. This explains why the history of theatre has always been inseparable from a history of state...
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Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Theater / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.46 x 8.25 x 0.59 Inches
Book Weight:0.56 Pounds
Author Biography
Badiou, Alain (Author)
Alain Badiou teaches philosophy at the Ecole normale superieure and the College international de philosphie in Paris.


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