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Published: 26 March 2020

176 Pages | 1 colour and 12 black-and-white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198846581

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Performing Epic or Telling Tales

Fiona Macintosh and Justine McConnell

  • Presents material never previously discussed, including interviews with leading theatre practitioners
  • Ranges widely across geographical, linguistic, and disciplinary boundaries, as well as across different genres of performance
  • Brings together the dual perspective of two scholars known for their wide expertise in theatre history, classical reception, dance scholarship, and postcolonial studies, as well as oral poetics
  • Supplements the systematic account of epic on the modern stage offered in the companion volume, Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century (OUP, 2018)