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Drama : between poetry and performance

Author: William B Worthen
Publisher: Chichester ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 Parks; Explores the critical terms and controversies that animate the performance and study of drama,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Worthen, William B., 1955-
Drama.
Chichester ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
(DLC) 2009030391
(OCoLC)429634737
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William B Worthen
ISBN: 9781444317381 1444317385
OCLC Number: 593272380
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 277 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Drama: BETWEEN POETRY AND PERFORMANCE; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface: Drama, Poetry, and Performance; Introduction: Between Poetry and Performance; Chapter 1: From Poetry to Performance; Chapter 2: Performing Writing: Hamlet; Chapter 3: Embodying Writing: Ibsen and Parks; Chapter 4: Writing Space: Beckett and Brecht; Notes; Works Cited; Further Reading; Index.
Responsibility: W.B. Worthen.

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Drama: Between Poetry and Performance discusses major plays, drawing on examples from playwrights including Shakespeare, Ibsen, Beckett, and Parks, and asks how they offer a critical perspective on  Read more...

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