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Theatre and Violence

Author: Nevitt, Lucy
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Pub Date: 12/07/2013
Publisher: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN: 9781137302274
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview If violence is a terrible thing, why do we watch it? Nevitt explores the use of violence in theatre and its effect on spectators. Critically engaging with examples of stage combat, rape, terrorism, wrestling and historical re-enactments, she argues that studying violence through theatre can be part of a desire to create a more peaceful world.
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If violence is a terrible thing, why do we watch it? Nevitt explores the use of violence in theatre and its effect on spectators. Critically engaging with examples of stage combat, rape, terrorism, wrestling and historical re-enactments, she argues that studying violence through theatre can be part of a desire to create a more peaceful world.

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