Clustering around five major themes, and written by academics, researches and artists from Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, Taiwan and the United States, these essays explore how literary texts encode the faculty of attention, and how theories of reading recognize, or underestimate the arts and techniques of attention.
Living trough extremes in process drama is an exploration of integrating Edward Bond's theatre theory and practice into the "living trough" approach to process drama. Adam Bethlenfalvy examines the basic components of the "living trough" approach to drama trough the analysis of the practice of Dorothy Heathcote, Gavin Bolton, Cecily O'Neill and David Davis.
Trough a series of drama lessons, the author explores how participants can be supported in making drama of depth on their own with moments that dislocate dominant social explanations from within the narrative, urging those watching or participating to make their own meanings of events in the drama. Trough the book does not offer ready-made solutions, it offerts some exciting new recognitions coming from re-kindling the connection between theatre and drama education.