The aesthetics of the invisible: Sacred music in secular (French) places

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Is listening a performance? How do "invisible" practices like Sufi Muslim sama', or sacred listening, impact the public and secular spaces of contemporary France? What do listening acts reveal about the political viability and performativity of sacred listening in a secular nation?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)132-147
Number of pages16
JournalTDR - The Drama Review - A Journal of Performance Studies
Volume57
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

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Sacred Music
Invisible
Aesthetics
Performativity
Contemporary France
Sufi
Muslims

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  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts
  • Literature and Literary Theory

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The aesthetics of the invisible : Sacred music in secular (French) places. / Kapchan, Deborah A.

In: TDR - The Drama Review - A Journal of Performance Studies, Vol. 57, No. 3, 01.01.2013, p. 132-147.

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