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Author Carlson, Marla.
Title Performing bodies in pain [electronic resource] : medieval and post-modern martyrs, mystics, and artists / Marla Carlson.
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
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 Electronic Book  PN2272.5.P35 C37 2010eb    ONLINE
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 227 p.) : ill.
Series Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history
Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Note Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--City University of New York, 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Feeling torture -- Imagining death -- Enduring ecstasy -- Whipping up community -- Containing chaos -- Conclusion.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Pain in the theater.
Violence in the theater.
Theater -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Performance art.
Theater -- France -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
French drama -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
Passion-plays -- History and criticism.
Related To Print version: Carlson, Marla. Performing bodies in pain. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 9780230103863 0230103863 (DLC) 2010001967
ISBN 0230111483 (electronic bk.)
9780230111486 (electronic bk.)