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By Susana Pendzik,Renée Emunah,David Read Johnson

ISBN-10: 1137541539

ISBN-13: 9781137541536

This ebook is the 1st to envision the functionality of autobiographical fabric as a theatrical shape, a learn topic, and a healing procedure. Contextualizing own functionality inside of mental and theatrical paradigms, the e-book identifies and explores center techniques, such because the functionality of the director/therapist during the inventive technique, the position of the viewers, and the dramaturgy curious about developing such performances. It therefore presents insights right into a diversity of Autobiographic healing functionality varieties, together with Self-Revelatory and Autoethnographic functionality. Addressing problems with identification, reminiscence, authenticity, self-reflection, self-indulgence, and embodied self-representation, the e-book offers, with either breadth and intensity, a glance at this attention-grabbing box, collecting contributions through awesome execs all over the world. tools and techniques are illustrated with case examples that variety from consumers in inner most perform in California, via scholars in drama treatment education in the united kingdom, to inmates in Lebanese prisons. 

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