Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2007

304 Pages | 21 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719065439

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Theatre, education and the making of meanings

Art or instrument?

Anthony Jackson

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Unique examination of how far theatre and 'performance' fulfil a vital educational role in contemporary society, and how that role changed through the 20th Century
  • The first book to set the field of 'applied theatre' in an historical context
  • Examines the tensions between theatre as art form and theatre as an instrument of social or educational change

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