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Action - Anthropology in the Company of Shakespeare

By: Hastrup, Kirsten

8772897937 / 9788772897936
Paperback / softback
822.33
15/06/2004
Stock expected by 09/03/2020
Denmark
150 x 250 mm, 666 grams 351 pages
General (US: Trade)  Learn More Professional & Vocational Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly Undergraduate

Focusing on performing Shakespeare's plays, and on the player's use of and reflections upon time, space, plot, and acting, Kirsten Hastrup aims at a new understanding of action and motivation within any social setting.

By listening to such experts of action as the players of Shakespeare, we achieve a comprehensive reappraisal of current notions of human agency.

In the process, we are offered a set of methodological tools and analytical concepts that may enrich future anthropological analyses of individual actions in their social context.

BIC:

DSGS Shakespeare studies & criticism, JHM Anthropology

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