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Performing Animals: History, Agency, Theater

Editor: Karen Raber, Monica Mattfeld | Reference: P3704 | ISBN: 978-0271078342 | Type: Publication

In exploring the human-animal relationship from the early modern period to the nineteenth century, this publication questions what it means for an animal to “perform,” examines how conceptions of this relationship have evolved over time, and explores whether and how human understanding of performance is changed by an animal’s presence.

Theatre and Animals

Artist/Author: Dr Lourdes Orozco | Reference: P3020 | ISBN: 978-0230361430 | Type: Publication

This text addresses demonstrates ways in which animals transform theatre's capacity to make meaning, and suggests they expose theatre's negotiations with wider ethical, social and economic questions.