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Deleuze and Performance

Laura Cull


Was performance important to Deleuze? Is Deleuze important to performance; to its practical, as well as theoretical, research? What are the implications of Deleuze's philosophy of difference, process and becoming, for Performance Studies, a field in which many continue to privilege the notion of performance as representation, as anchored by its imitation of an identity: ‘the world’, ‘the play’, ‘the self’? This book is a collection of chapters dedicated to Deleuze's writing on theatre and to the productivity of his philosophy for (re)thinking performance. It provides analyses of Deleuze's writ ... More

Keywords: Deleuze, performance, theatre practitioners, dance, theatre, opera, Deleuze's philosophy, antitheatrical tradition, imitation, identity

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Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780748635030
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635030.001.0001


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Laura Cull, author

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