Show simple item record Pearson, Mike 2008-11-12T16:45:05Z 2008-11-12T16:45:05Z 2007
dc.identifier.citation Pearson , M 2007 , In Comes I: Performance, Memory and Landscape . University of Exeter Press . en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-85989-788-4
dc.identifier.other PURE: 85115
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 22763142-4962-4022-81ff-59b1552482f1
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1088
dc.description Pearson, Mike, In Comes I: Performance, Memory and Landscape (Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2007) RAE2008 en
dc.description.abstract 'In Comes I' is about performance and land, biography and locality, memory and place. The book reflects on performances past and present, taking the form of a series of excursions in the agricultural landscape of eastern England, and drawing from archaeology, geomorphology, folklore, local and family history. Mike Pearson, a leading theatre artist and solo-performer, returns to the landscape of his childhood - off the beaten track in Lincolnshire - and uses it as a mnemonic to reflect widely upon performance theory and practice. Rather than focusing on author, period and genre as is conventional in the study of drama, the book takes region as its optic, acknowledging the affective ties between people and place. Offering new approaches to the study of performance, he integrates intensely personal narrative with analytical reflection, juxtaposing anecdote with theoretical insight, dramatic text with interdisciplinary perception. The performances, ranging from folk drama to contemporary site-specific work, are seen in their relationship to their cultural and physical environment. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Exeter Press
dc.rights en
dc.title In Comes I: Performance, Memory and Landscape en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/bookanthology/book en
dc.contributor.institution Performance Research en
dc.contributor.institution Department of Theatre, Film & Television Studies en

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