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Theatre, Sacrifice, Ritual: Exploring Forms of Political Theatre

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In this fascinating volume, acclaimed theatre historian Erika Fischer-Lichte reflects on the role and meaning accorded to the theme of sacrifice in Western cultures as mirrored in particular fusions of theatre and ritual. Theatre, Sacrifice, Ritual presents a radical re-definition of ritual theatre through analysis of performances as diverse as:


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Paperback, 290 pages
Published June 20th 2005 by Routledge (first published November 10th 2004)
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Clear, solid and useful, though develops its thoughts horizontally rather than vertically; i.e., there is a lot of information, a lot of useful references to literary and critical material, a lot of enjoyable tragedy 'trivia', but neither the texts nor the ideas are explored to the depth they deserve.
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