Performing Culture

Stories of Expertise and the Everyday

by Tulloch, John

Description
Performing Culture presents a detailed and probing account of cultural studies' changing fixations with theory, method, policy, text, production, audience and the micro-politics of the everyday.

John Tulloch encourages academics and students to take seriously the need to break down the separation between high and low cultural studies. Tulloch's case studies show that the performance of cultural meanings occurs in forms as diverse as The Royal Shakespeare Company's Shakespeare and Chekhov productions and our everyday work and leisure encounters. Drawing upon anthropological and dramatic studies of performance, the book emphasizes that academic research also performs cultural meaning. A central feature of the book is i

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: October 1999
  • English
  • 9780857026248 / 0761956085
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 29.99 GBP
  • Pages: 192
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Readership: College - higher education
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: John Tulloch.
  • Page size: 24
  • Series: Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001710353