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The Actor in Costume Aoife Monks

The Actor in Costume

Aoife Monks

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ISBN : 9780230216990
Hardcover
224 pages
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How do audiences look at an actor in costume onstage? Monks explores this question, engaging with the main theoretical approaches to the study of actors in performance.The bookconsiders costumes power to shape identity and form bodies drawing onMoreHow do audiences look at an actor in costume onstage? Monks explores this question, engaging with the main theoretical approaches to the study of actors in performance.  The book considers costumes power to shape identity and form bodies drawing on examples from Modernist performance to nudity and stage ghosts.