Restoration of breath: consciousness and performance

Nair, Sreenath (2007) Restoration of breath: consciousness and performance. Consciousness, literature and the arts, 9 . Rodopi, Amsterdam. ISBN 9789042023062

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Abstract

Breath is the flow of air between life and death. Breathing is an involuntary action that functions as the basis of all human activities, intellectual, artistic, emotional and physical. Starting from the question how breathing affects the body, levels of consciousness, perception and meaning, this book investigates through a variety of philosophical, critical and practical models, directly and indirectly related to breath, aiming to establish breath as a category in the production and reception of meaning within the context of theatre

Item Type:Book or Monograph
Additional Information:Breath is the flow of air between life and death. Breathing is an involuntary action that functions as the basis of all human activities, intellectual, artistic, emotional and physical. Starting from the question how breathing affects the body, levels of consciousness, perception and meaning, this book investigates through a variety of philosophical, critical and practical models, directly and indirectly related to breath, aiming to establish breath as a category in the production and reception of meaning within the context of theatre
Keywords:Performance, Consciousness
Subjects:W Creative Arts and Design > W310 Musicianship/Performance studies
W Creative Arts and Design > W400 Drama
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Performing Arts
ID Code:1328
Deposited By: Bev Jones
Deposited On:10 Oct 2007
Last Modified:11 Aug 2014 16:55

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