Drama : Between Poetry and Performance

Drama : Between Poetry and Performance

Description

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 Parks Explores 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 writing Engages in a theoretical, disciplinary, and cultural repositioning of drama, by exploring and contesting its position at the threshold between text and performance


Download Drama : Between Poetry and Performance (9781405153423).pdf, available at daleannepotter.com for free.

Details

Author(s)
W. B. Worthen
Format
Paperback | 304 pages
Dimensions
161 x 230 x 17mm | 450g
Publication date
11 Jan 2010
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publication City/Country
Chicester, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition Statement
1. Auflage
ISBN10
1405153423
ISBN13
9781405153423
Bestsellers rank
1,745,452