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By Ralph Yarrow

The thought of the sacred has lengthy expert the paintings of British dramatists like Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard. Ralph Yarrow’s Sacred Theatre is the 1st ebook to check the function of the sacred within the perform, approach, and function of drama. whereas leaving enough space for the private and experiential, Yarrow attracts on recommendations from sociology, anthropology, and significant concept in addition to analytical readings of performs and function occasions to ascertain how theater interacts with the otherworldly. This quantity is key analyzing for a person intrigued via the intersection of drama and consciousness. “This publication takes at the huge, immense activity of making a choice on not just the sacred in theatre but in addition questions principles of sacred around the spectrum. It deals loads of fabric for dialogue inside of functionality and theatre concept courses.”—Jade Rosina McCutcheon, division of Theatre and Dance, college of California, Davis    

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