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The Theatre of Death - the Uncanny in Mimesis: Tadeusz Kantor, Aby Warburg, and an Iconology of the Actor

Twitchin, Mischa. 2016. The Theatre of Death - the Uncanny in Mimesis: Tadeusz Kantor, Aby Warburg, and an Iconology of the Actor. London: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-1-137-47871-9 [Book]

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Exploring the potential of an iconology of the actor through the work of Tadeusz Kantor and Aby Warburg, the book proposes that "the theatre of death" names a concept of modernist art theatre, expressive of an anthropological concern with what is identified as "the uncanny in mimesis".

Item Type:

Book

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Theatre and Performance (TAP)

Date:

2016

Item ID:

19609

Date Deposited:

19 Sep 2017 13:04

Last Modified:

19 Sep 2017 13:04

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/19609

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