Cover Image
Saved in:

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...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kennedy, Dennis, 1940-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Subjects:
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
LEADER 01761cam a2200301 a 4500
001 1248376
005 20100527084354.0
008 100507s2009 enka b 001 0 eng
010 |a  2009000065 
035 |a (OCoLC)ocn299280524 
040 |a DLC  |c DLC  |d UKM  |d BTCTA  |d YDXCP  |d LGG  |d BWKUK  |d BWK  |d CDX  |d NLGGC  |d CUD  |d RID  |d GBVCP 
020 |a 9780521899765 (hardback : alk. paper) 
020 |a 0521899761 (hardback : alk. paper) 
035 |a (OCoLC)299280524 
050 0 0 |a PN1590.A9  |b K46 2009 
049 |a PVUM 
100 1 |a Kennedy, Dennis,  |d 1940- 
245 1 4 |a The spectator and the spectacle :  |b audiences in modernity and postmodernity /  |c Dennis Kennedy. 
260 |a Cambridge, UK ;  |a New York :  |b Cambridge University Press,  |c 2009. 
300 |a x, 249 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-241) and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction : assisting at the spectacle -- The director, the spectator and the Eiffel Tower -- The avant-garde and the audience -- Shakespeare and the Cold War -- The spectator as tourist -- Interculturalism and the global spectator -- The body of the spectator -- Society, spectacle and sport -- The aroused spectator -- Memory, performance and the idea of the museum -- Assisting belief : ritual and the spectator. 
520 |a 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. 
590 |a May10the 
650 0 |a Performing arts  |x Audiences. 
650 0 |a Arts audiences. 
994 |a 92  |b PVU 
852 0 |b MAIN  |h PN1590.A9  |i K46 2009