A debt to pleasure : ecstasy + knowledge + performance

Macklin, Simon James-Ian (2002) A debt to pleasure : ecstasy + knowledge + performance. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This performance-as-research project documents, both through linguistic and non-linguistic texts, an investigation of the materiality of performative knowledges and analyses Music Theatre as an ecstatic and hyper-erotic creator of these knowledges. By actively engaging in a performative translation of an historical Music Theatre work, this research investigates how ecstatic inscription creates materiality within the performative knowledges of Music Theatre, and aims to provide further substance to the discourse surrounding performative knowledges and their relation to the epistemology and methodology of performance-as-research.

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ID Code: 15823
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Martin, Jacqueline
Keywords: Performance-as-Research, Practice-as-Research, Performative Knowledges, Ecstasy, Ecstatic Communication, Eroticism in Performance, Music Theatre
Department: Creative Industries
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright Simon James-Ian Macklin
Deposited On: 03 Dec 2008 03:50
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2011 19:39

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