Between Theater and Anthropology. Richard Schechner. Foreword by Victor Turner. pages | 6 x 9 | 63 illus. Paper | ISBN | $s . Between Theater and Anthropology and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Between Theater and Anthropology Paperback – December 1, Richard Schechner is University Professor and Professor of Performance Studies at Tisch School of the Arts, New York. Schechner argues that in failing to see the structure of the whole theatrical process, anthropologists in particular have neglected close analogies between performance behavior and ritual. The way performances are created--in training, workshops, and rehearsals--is the key.
In performances by Euro-Americans, Afro-Americans, Native Americans, and Asians, Richard Schechner has examined carefully the details of. For an anthropologist (working in several cultures, “posttribal,” “peasant,” and “ urban-industrial”), it was both theoretically illuminating and personally rewarding . Schechner, Richard. Between Theater and Anthropology. Foreword by Turner, Victor. UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS.
Between Theater and Anthropology has 48 ratings and 1 review. Asita said: I found this one much an easier reading than his Performance Theory, though I'm. book, Between Theater and Anthropology, Schechner con- siders live events or aspects of live events which fall outside common Euro-American definitions of. BETWEEN THEATER AND ANTHROPOLOGY. By Richard Schechner. Fore- word by Victor Turner. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press,.