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Dictionary of the theatre : terms, concepts, and analysis

Author: Patrice Pavis; Marvin Carlson; Christine Shantz
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This encyclopedic dictionary includes theoretical, technical, and semiotic terms and concepts. Alphabetical entries range from 'absurd' to 'word scenery' and treat the reader to a vast panoply of theatre and theory. The extended discussions are supported by useful examples drawn from the international repertoire of plays and playwrights, both classic and contemporary." "This dictionary is remarkably well  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pavis, Patrice, 1947-
Dictionary of the theatre.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1998
(DLC) 00703934
(OCoLC)39070380
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrice Pavis; Marvin Carlson; Christine Shantz
ISBN: 9781442673908 1442673907
OCLC Number: 431555902
Notes: Translation of: Dictionnaire du théâtre.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 469 pages)
Contents: ""CONTENTS""; ""FOREWORD""; ""PREFACE""; ""THEMATIC INDEX""; ""EXPLANATORY NOTE""; ""Dictionary of the Theatre""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""BIBLIOGRAPHY""
Other Titles: Dictionnaire du théâtre.
Responsibility: Patrice Pavis ; translated by Christine Shantz ; preface by Marvin Carlson.
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An encyclopedic dictionary of technical and theoretical terms, the book covers all aspects of a semiotic approach to the theatre, with cross-referenced alphabetical entries ranging from absurd to  Read more...

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