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Louise Peacock - Serious Play - 9781841502410 - V9781841502410
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Serious Play

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Description for Serious Play Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: ASZW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 171 x 10. Weight in Grams: 318.
Clowns' slapstick is their primary mode of performance and allows them to provoke audiences to laughter wherever they perform. This innovative book, focussing on contemporary practice in the USA and Europe over the last 50 years, investigates the nature and function of clown performance in modern society. Through analysis of clowning in a range of settings - theatre, the circus, hospitals, refugee camps and churches - Peacock establishes a theoretical framework for the evaluation of physical comedy.Peacock explores clowning that takes place outside of conventional venues, and also the therapeutic potential of clowning in clown doctor organisations, refugee camps and ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Intellect Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
Bristol, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781841502410
SKU
V9781841502410
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-3

About Louise Peacock
Louise Peacock is a lecturer in drama at the University of Hull.

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