Denise Varney is Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies at the University of Melbourne. She teaches theatre semiotics, gender and performance and postmodern theatre and is currently researching German theatre.

(See my biography page for more information).

Gestus, affect and the Post-Semiotic in Contemporary Theatre

Historic shifts in politics and culture find their artistic outlet in the shift from gestic to affective models of meaning and representation, or, from the semiotic to the post-semiotic.

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