Body, Paper, Stage: Writing and Performing Autoethnography (Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice)

3.57 avg rating
( 7 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781598744866: Body, Paper, Stage: Writing and Performing Autoethnography (Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice)

Tami Spry provides a methodological introduction to the budding field of performative autoethnography. She intertwines three necessary elements comprising the process. First one must understand the body – navigating concepts of self, culture, language, class, race, gender, and physicality. The second task is to put that body on the page, assigning words for that body’s sociocultural experiences. Finally, this merger of body and paper is lifted up to the stage, crafting a persona as a method of personal inquiry. These three stages are simultaneous and interdependent, and only in cultivating all three does performance autoethnography begin to take shape. Replete with examples and exercises, this is an important introductory work for autoethnographers and performance artists alike.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Tami Spry is a Professor of Performance Studies in the Communication Studies Department at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, USA.  She employs autoethnographic writing and performance as a critical method of inquiry into culture and communication teaching courses in beginning and advanced performative autoethnography, performance of literature, and collaborative writing in performance.  Dr. Spry’s performance work, publications, directing, and pedagogy focuses on the development of cultural critique that engenders dialogue about difficult sociocultural issues; specifically, her work engages issues of race, sexual assault, grief, shamanism, and mental illness.  Dr. Spry has presented performance research across the country and abroad, most recently University of Bristol, University of Cambridge, and University of Oxford, UK.  She also teaches abroad in Alnwick, England, and has conducted ethnographic work in Chile and Peru with Mapuche and Peruvian shaman on the performative dimensions of healing rituals. Dr. Spry’s publications appear in Text and Performance Quarterly, Critical Studies↔Critical Methodologies, Qualitative Inquiry, International Review of Qualitative Research, Women and Language, The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research, and various anthologies.  Her latest performance, Call It Swing, embodies jazz as a critical method of inquiry.

Review:


Given her commitment to self-awareness and social justice and her ability to write in an encouraging, non-intimidating way, Spry equips students with the ability to see the ways in which they, personally, can change intolerable contexts and conditions. She equips students with the ability to question, analyze, and realize the ways in which they are implicated by cultural norms. And she equips students with the ability to navigate various media not just writing but also performing, not just the body on the stage but also the body in everyday life.”

Tony E. Adams, Northeastern Illinois University

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 150.00
US$ 165.44

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Tami Spry
Published by Left Coast Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 1598744860 ISBN 13: 9781598744866
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Left Coast Press, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1598744860

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 165.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Tami Spry
Published by Left Coast Press Inc, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 1598744860 ISBN 13: 9781598744866
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Left Coast Press Inc, United States, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Tami Spry provides a methodological introduction to the budding field of performative autoethnography. She intertwines three necessary elements comprising the process. First one must understand the body - navigating concepts of self, culture, language, class, race, gender, and physicality. The second task is to put that body on the page, assigning words for that body s sociocultural experiences. Finally, this merger of body and paper is lifted up to the stage, crafting a persona as a method of personal inquiry. These three stages are simultaneous and interdependent, and only in cultivating all three does performance autoethnography begin to take shape. Replete with examples and exercises, this is an important introductory work for autoethnographers and performance artists alike. Bookseller Inventory # BTE9781598744866

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 169.47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

SPRY
Published by Left Coast Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 1598744860 ISBN 13: 9781598744866
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Left Coast Press, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9781598744866 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0725913

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 164.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.55
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Spry, Tami
ISBN 10: 1598744860 ISBN 13: 9781598744866
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2011. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VT-9781598744866

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 172.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Spry, Tami
Published by Left Coast Pr (2011)
ISBN 10: 1598744860 ISBN 13: 9781598744866
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Left Coast Pr, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 224 pages. 9.00x6.25x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __1598744860

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 175.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.91
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Tami Spry
ISBN 10: 1598744860 ISBN 13: 9781598744866
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
AussieBookSeller
(SILVERWATER, NSW, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Hardcover. Tami Spry provides a methodological introduction to the budding field of performative autoethnography. She intertwines three necessary elements comprising the process. First o.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 232 pages. 0.521. Bookseller Inventory # 9781598744866

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 168.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 37.00
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds