oa Communicare : Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa - Kabaret as 'n 'alternatiewe' kommunikasieverrigting
|Article Title||Kabaret as 'n 'alternatiewe' kommunikasieverrigting|
|© Publisher:||University of Johannesburg|
|Journal||Communicare : Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Rand Afrikaans University|
|Publication Date||Jan 1990|
|Pages||12 - 21|
|Keyword(s)||Berlin cabaret, Cabaret and Communication|
In this article an attempt is made to examine cabaret, a sub-genre of drama, as an ""alternative"" communication transaction. Firstly, reference is made to the actual theatrical performance as two-way communication (vide, inter alia, Keir Elam) between a ""cluster"" of senders (= theatrical collaborators) and the receivers (= audience). The history of cabaret is related briefly, with special reference to certain conventions that were established in Paris (1881) and the Berlin cabaret of the Weimer Republic - e.g. cross-dressing and other shock tactics.
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