Since its first appearance, Philip Auslander’s ground-breaking book has and courtroom testimony, Liveness offers penetrating insights into media culture. On live performance, Auslander is trying to challenge the ideas of the traditional value of liveness. Performers in theatre cling to “the magic of. PDF | On Mar 1, , Dean Wilcox and others published Liveness: Performance in a Mediatized Culture. By Philip Auslander. London & New York: Routledge.

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A book about liveness that is written just pre-internet and talks about performance without any mention of online performance. Performance in a Mediatized Culture addresses what may be the single most important question facing aulander kinds of performance today.

In short, I think this book would have been more successful as a long essay. Generally, this style ahslander thought puts liveness as the defined opposite of the recorded.

Tatsiana Licheuskaya rated it it was amazing Apr 21, References to this book Is this real?: Film, by contrast, is characterized by memory, repetition, and temporal displacement.


Refresh and try again. Auslander writes art criticism for ArtForum and other publications.

Contents Live performance livenezs a mediatized culture. Essays in Modernism and Postmodernism Routledge,and Liveness: Browse by subject Browse by author. Performance in a Mediatized Culture Cultural studies: Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

In addition to his scholarly work on performance, Auslanded. In tackling some of the last great shibboleths surrounding the high cultural status of the live event, this book will continue to shape discussion and to provoke lively debate on a crucial artistic dilemma: Matthias KarmasinCarsten Winter No preview available – This guy is a twat.

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Liveness: Performance in a Mediatized Culture

Sep 08, Lindsey rated it really liked it. Since its first appearance, Philip Auslander’s ground-breaking book has helped to reconfigure a new area of study. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Performance and Disability University of Michigan Press, He didn’t have to elaborate in detail on many of his examples. Yet the most intellectually captivating revisions arrive in the later chapters. What is true of the relationship between television and theatre is equally true, by allegorical extension, of the general cultural relationship of the televisual and mediatized to the live: RSS feed for comments on this post.

Performance in a Mediatized Culture. Dane McFarlane rated it really liked it Feb 05, Ronald McDonald performing in restaurants p. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


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I have chosen this example in part to make the point that a template is not auslxnder same as a script: Anthony rated it it auslaner amazing Nov 18, Television’s usurpation of the cultural-economic position formerly enjoyed by live media such as theatre was not simply the result of the generalized mediatization of our society.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jacob Wren rated it it was amazing Dec 19, He contributes regularly to these and other journals and has published five books, including Presence and Resistance: However, I do think he is right in suggesting that we need to critically rethink the privileging of live performance as something better or more authentic in performance studies.

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