Performance and Cognition

Theatre Studies and the Cognitive Turn

Bruce McConachie (Redaktør) ; F. Elizabeth Hart (Redaktør)

Opens up fresh perspectives on theatre studies - with applications for dramatic criticism, performance analysis, acting practice, audience response, theatre history, and other important areas. This book examines the interfaces between cognitive studies and Lacanian psychoanalysis, phenomenology and communication theory. Les mer
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Opens up fresh perspectives on theatre studies - with applications for dramatic criticism, performance analysis, acting practice, audience response, theatre history, and other important areas. This book examines the interfaces between cognitive studies and Lacanian psychoanalysis, phenomenology and communication theory.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Introduction Bruce McConachie and F. Elizabeth Hart Section 1: Performance Theory and Cognition 1. Performance, Phenomenology, and the Cognitive Turn F. Elizabeth Hart 2. Cognitive Studies and Epistemic Competence in Cultural History: Moving Beyond Freud and Lacan Bruce McConachie 3. Performance Strategies, Image Schemas, and Communication Frameworks Tobin Nellhaus Section 2: Drama and Cognition 4. Essentialism and Comedy: A Cognitive Reading of the Motif of Mislaid Identity in Dryden's Ampitryon (1690) Lisa Zunshine 5. `It Is Required/You Do Awake Your Faith': Learning to Trust the Body through Performing The Winter's Tale Naomi Rokotnitz Section 3: Acting and Cognition 6. Neuroscience and Creativity in the Rehearsal Process John Lutterbie 7. Image and Action: Cognitive Neuroscience and Actor Training Rhonda Blair Section 4: The Spectator and Cognition 8. See the Play, Read the Book Howard Mancing 9. Categories and Catcalls: Cognitive Dissonance in The Playboy of the Western World Neal Swettenham Glossary of Terms Jennifer Pierce

Om forfatteren

Bruce McConachie is Professor of Theatre at the University of Pittsburgh, USA, and specializes in theatre history, theatre historiography, and cognitive approaches to theatre.


F. Elizabeth Hart is Associate Professor of English at the University of Conneticut, Storrs, USA, where she teaches Renaissance studies, Shakespeare and cognitive approaches to literature.