Re: ethnographies

Christina Machnik (cmachnik@U.WASHINGTON.EDU)
Wed, 9 Nov 1994 19:51:38 -0800

On Sun, 6 Nov 1994, Tom Riley wrote:

> Now, if you are going to do an ethnography of a play, don't you have to be
> an actor who is in the play at the same time that you are trying to make
> some sense of the play, bith understanding it -in the sense of verstehen-
> and analyzing it? How can a spectator who is not participating do an
> ethnography- by definition?

Don't audiences participate in plays?