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Performing Culture: Stories of Expertise and the Everyday John Tulloch

Performing Culture: Stories of Expertise and the Everyday

John Tulloch

Published October 27th 1999
ISBN : 9780761956082
Paperback
186 pages
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 About the Book 

Performing Culture presents a detailed and probing account of cultural studies changing fixations with theory, method, policy, text, production, audience and the micro-politics of the everyday. John Tulloch encourages academics and students to take seriously the need to break down the separation between high and low cultural studies. Tullochs case studies show that the performance of cultural meanings occurs in forms as diverse as The Royal Shakespeare Companys Shakespeare and Chekhov productions and our everyday work and leisure encounters. Drawing upon anthropological and dramatic studies of performance, the book emphasizes that academic research also performs cultural meaning. A central feature of the book is i