The Crown of Thorns

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Publisher:Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

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Total Pages:542

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Verbatim theatre, a type of performance based on actual words spoken by \'\'real people\'\', has been at the heart of a remarkable and unexpected renaissance of the genre in Great Britain since the mid-nineties. The central aim of the book is to critically explore and account for the relationship between contemporary British verbatim theatre and realism whilst questioning the much-debated mediation of the real in theses theatre practices.

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Total Pages:444

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Books Description:

Verbatim theatre, a type of performance based on actual words spoken by \'\'real people\'\', has been at the heart of a remarkable and unexpected renaissance of the genre in Great Britain since the mid-nineties. The central aim of the book is to critically explore and account for the relationship between contemporary British verbatim theatre and realism whilst questioning the much-debated mediation of the real in theses theatre practices.