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Davies, David

Philosophy of the Performing Arts

Davies, David - Philosophy of the Performing Arts, ebook

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This book provides an accessible yet sophisticated introduction to the significant philosophical issues concerning the performing arts.

  • Presents the significant philosophical issues concerning the performing arts in an accessible style, assuming no prior knowledge
  • Provides a critical overview and a comprehensive framework for thinking about the performing arts

  • Examines the assumption that classical music provides the best model for thinking about artistic performance across the performing arts

  • Explores ways in which the ‘classical paradigm’ might be extended to other musical genres, to theatre, and to dance

  • Applies the thinking on performing arts to the issue of ‘performance art’

Keywords: performance, music, theatre, dance, literature, art, aesthetics, authenticity, improvisation

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Foundations of the Philosophy of the Arts
Page amount
248 pages
Categories
Art, Art History
 
General Works
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444343441
Printed ISBN
9781405188029

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