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Offstage space, narrative, and the theatre of the imagination

Author: William E Gruber
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Offstage Space, Narrative, and the Theatre of the Imagination is a study of extrascenic space and how playwrights have used narrative as an alternative to conventional scenic enactment. The book covers the work of writers as diverse as Euripides, Plautus, Shakespeare, Susan Glaspell, Gertrude Stein, Bertolt Brecht, Samuel Beckett, Marguerite Duras, Brian Friel, and Thomas Bernhard. William Gruber offers a  Read more...
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Gruber, William E.
Offstage space, narrative, and the theatre of the imagination.
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(DLC) 2009030402
(OCoLC)429024068
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William E Gruber
ISBN: 9780230105645 0230105645
OCLC Number: 649388067
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Sights unseen --
Showing vs. telling --
Against mimesis --
Theaters of absence.
Responsibility: William Gruber.
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This book is a uniquely situated study of the various ways that playwrights have conceived of extrascenic space and how they have caused spectators to picture it.  Read more...

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