Abstract

Actors hired to play patients in medical-educational contexts are not only subjected to the medical gaze, but are also often subjected to emotionally and physically demanding roles. Laura Jayne Nelles asks how the actor can create a safe "container" in the often blurred boundaries between acting and not-acting.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1920-941X
Print ISSN
0315-0836
Pages
pp. 55-60
Launched on MUSE
2011-05-07
Open Access
No
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