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The Mind-Body Stage - a book by Gobert, R.

The Mind-Body Stage

Passion and Interaction in the Cartesian Theater

The Mind-Body Stage( )
Author: Gobert, R.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Stanford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Descartes's notion of subjectivity changed the way characters would be written, performed by actors, and received by audiences. His coordinate system reshaped how theatrical space would be conceived and built. His theory of the passions revolutionized our understanding of the emotional exchange between spectacle and spectators. Yet theater scholars have not seen Descartes's transformational impact on theater history. Nor have philosophers looked to this history to understand his...
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Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Individual Philosophers
Performing Arts / Theater / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.7 Inches

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