Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2019

280 Pages | 34 black & white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526135513

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The performance of extremity in the 1970s

First Edition

Dominic Johnson

Published by Manchester University Press

Theatre Theory Practice Performance MUP

  • Brings to light influential practices of performance art in the 1970s that are otherwise not attended to in the existing critical literature
  • Places experimental performance art in a broader context of art and performance in the period
  • Makes accessible a range of unfamiliar or challenging works of art and performance; and is illustrated throughout and written in an engaging and compelling style
  • Takes a unique subject as its object of scrutiny

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