By Mady Schutzman,Jan Cohen-Cruz
This conscientiously built and thorough choice of theoretical engagements with Augusto Boal’s paintings is the 1st to seem ’beyond Boal’ and severely assesses the Theatre of the Opressed (TO) stream in context.
A Boal Companion seems to be on the cultural practices which tell TO and discover them inside a bigger body of cultural politics and function concept. The participants placed TO into discussion with complexity theory – Merleau-Ponty, Emmanuel Levinas, race conception, feminist functionality paintings, 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 experiences and political technological know-how is made visible.
The rules generated all through A Boal Companion will:
- expand readers' realizing of TO as a posh, interdisciplinary, multivocal physique of philosophical discourses
- provide various lenses wherein 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 unexpected readers and new scholars to the self-discipline with a very good examine resource.
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