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Theatre/Ecology/Cognition

Theorizing Performer-Object Interaction in Grotowski, Kantor, and Meyerhold

  • Authors
  • Teemu Paavolainen

Part of the Cognitive Studies in Literature and Performance book series (CSLP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Teemu Paavolainen
    Pages 1-12
  3. Teemu Paavolainen
    Pages 123-161
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 227-283

About this book

Introduction

How is performer-object interaction enacted and perceived in the theatre? How thereby are varieties of 'meaning' also enacted and perceived? Using cognitive theory and ecological ontology, Paavolainen investigates how the interplay of actors and objects affords a degree of enjoyment and understanding, whether or not the viewer speaks the language.

Keywords

cognition concept cultural ecology ecology Immanuel Kant interaction interpret Inuit language objectivity ontology performance Polis theatre understanding

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