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An anatomy of drama

Author: Martin Esslin
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1977, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An internationally recognized scholar and critic provides insight into the nature of dramatic expression as he explores the common and distinguishing features of a wide range of dramatic media.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Esslin
ISBN: 0809026325 9780809026326 0851171087 9780851171081
OCLC Number: 2797719
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 125 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Definitions, delimitations --
The nature of drama.--
Drama as collective experience: ritual --
Style and character --
The structure of drama --
The critical vocabulary --
Tragedy, comedy, tragi-comedy --
The stage and the media --
Illusion and reality --
Drama and society --
The truth of drama.
Responsibility: Martin Esslin.

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An internationally recognized scholar and critic provides insight into the nature of dramatic expression as he explores the common and distinguishing features of a wide range of dramatic media.

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