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Drama : Between Poetry and Performance (Hardcover)

Author: Worthen, W. B.

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An engaging book spanning the fields of drama, literary criticism, genre, and performance studies, "Drama: Between Poetry and Performance" teaches students how to read drama by exploring the threshold between text and performance.

Draws on examples from major playwrights including Shakespeare, Ibsen, Beckett, and ParksExplores the critical terms and controversies that animate the performance and study of drama, such as the status of language, the function of character and plot, and uses of writingEngages in a theoretical, disciplinary, and cultural repositioning of drama, by exploring and contesting its position at the threshold between text and performance


Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405153416
SKU 212813798
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1405153415
Release Date 8/13/2012
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0277
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
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