Anatomy Live: Performance and the Operating Theatre
by Maaike Bleeker
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2008
Number of pages: 271
Anatomy Live turns our modern notions of the dissecting table on its head -- using anatomical theatre as a means of obtaining a fresh perspective on representations of the body, conceptions of subjectivity, and own knowledge about science and the stage.
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