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Rethinking Practice as Research and the Cognitive Turn


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Shaun May
    Pages 1-10
  3. Shaun May
    Pages 11-38
  4. Shaun May
    Pages 39-69
  5. Shaun May
    Pages 70-76
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 77-84

About this book


The last 15 years has seen an explosion of studies that use cognitive science to understand theatre, whilst at the same time theatre-makers are using their artistic practice to address research question. This book looks at the current discourse around these emerging fields.


Practice as research cognitive turn performance philosophy theatre and philosophy cognitive science science theatre

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of KentUK

About the authors

Shaun May is a Lecturer in Drama and Theatre at the University of Kent, UK where he is a member of the Centre for Cognition and Kinesthetics in Performance, and the author of A Philosophy of Comedy on Stage and Screen (2015).

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