This rigorously developed and thorough choice of theoretical engagements with Augusto Boal’s paintings is the 1st to appear ’beyond Boal’ and significantly assesses the Theatre of the Opressed (TO) circulation in context.
A Boal Companion seems on the cultural practices which tell TO and discover them inside a bigger body of cultural politics and function concept. The members placed TO into discussion with complexity theory – Merleau-Ponty, Emmanuel Levinas, race idea, feminist functionality artwork, Deleuze and Guattari, and liberation psychology – to call quite a few, and in doing so, the kinship among Boal’s venture and a number of fields of social psychology, ethics, biology, comedy, trauma reviews and political technological know-how is made visible.
The rules generated all through A Boal Companion will:
- expand readers' knowing of TO as a posh, interdisciplinary, multivocal physique of philosophical discourses
- provide numerous lenses during which to perform and critique TO
- make particular the connection among TO and different our bodies of work.
This assortment is perfect for TO practitioners and students who are looking to extend their wisdom, however it additionally offers surprising readers and new scholars to the self-discipline with an outstanding examine resource.
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