6. The Scope of the Classical Paradigm: Theater, Dance, and Literature

  1. David Davies

Published Online: 14 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444343458.ch6

Philosophy of the Performing Arts

Philosophy of the Performing Arts

How to Cite

Davies, D. (2011) The Scope of the Classical Paradigm: Theater, Dance, and Literature, in Philosophy of the Performing Arts, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444343458.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

Book Series:

  1. Foundations of the Philosophy of the Arts

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philip Alperson

Series Editor Information

  1. Temple University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405188029

Online ISBN: 9781444343458

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Keywords:

  • The Scope of the Classical Paradigm - Theater, Dance, and Literature;
  • Introduction - Berthold and Magda Go to the Theater;
  • Theatrical Performances and Performable Works;
  • Challenges to the Classical Paradigm in Theater;
  • Dance and the Classical Paradigm;
  • The Novel as Performable Work?;
  • “Over the Rainbow”;
  • “characters and plot”;
  • “something quite different”;
  • “poor theater”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Berthold and Magda Go to the Theater

  • Theatrical Performances and Performable Works

  • Challenges to the Classical Paradigm in Theater

  • Dance and the Classical Paradigm

  • The Novel as Performable Work?