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The spectator and the spectacle : audiences in modernity and postmodernity /

Provides a series of investigations into specific types of performance activity, and how they relate to audiences. Topics discussed include the relationship of audiences to the rise of the director, the avant-garde, tourism, gambling, the effect of cinema on live performance, and sport, including cr...

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Main Author: Kennedy, Dennis, 1940-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
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Summary:Provides a series of investigations into specific types of performance activity, and how they relate to audiences. Topics discussed include the relationship of audiences to the rise of the director, the avant-garde, tourism, gambling, the effect of cinema on live performance, and sport, including crowd violence.
Physical Description:x, 249 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-241) and index.
ISBN:9780521899765 (hardback : alk. paper)
0521899761 (hardback : alk. paper)