skip to content
Preface to drama; an introduction to dramatic literature and theater art. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Preface to drama; an introduction to dramatic literature and theater art.

Author: Charles W Cooper
Publisher: New York, Ronald Press Co. [1955]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooper, Charles W. (Charles William), 1904-1999.
Preface to drama.
New York, Ronald Press Co. [1955]
(OCoLC)651548018
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Cooper
OCLC Number: 225911
Description: 773 pages 21 cm
Contents: Orientation to drama --
Dramatic, theatric, and semantic elements in life --
Drama in three dimensions --
The ambiguity of drama --
Literature, theater art and drama --
A 'stageplay' and a 'drama' defined --
The playscript: creation by the playwright --
The playwright and the script --
Story elements in a drama --
Characters and dramatic characterization --
Action, plot, and dramatic construction --
Dialogue and dramatic composition --
The stageplay: production for presentation --
Theater art as interpretative creative activity --
Actors as interpretive artists --
The are director as scene designer --
Costumes, properties, lights and sound --
The general director and the unified stageplay --
The play: re-creation by spectator or reader --
Creation, re-creation and recreation --
The play in the spectator's mind --
The playgoer's naïve and critical responses --
The play as experienced by the reader --
Suggestions for creative playreading --
The drama: history, types, styles and criticism --
Generalization and discussion of drama --
An historical sketch of the drama and theater --
The major dramatic types: tragedy and comedy --
Classic, romantic, realistic and recent styles --
Dramatic criticism- a concluding word --
Antigone --
Othello --
The Ridiculous Precieuses --
Hedda Gabler --
Candida --
Life with Father --
The Glass Menagerie --
The Crucible.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/225911> # Preface to drama; an introduction to dramatic literature and theater art.
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "225911" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/942124771#Topic/drama> ; # Drama
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/808.2/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1149217> ; # Theater
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/897468> ; # Drama
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/942124771#Topic/toneel> ; # Toneel
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/65774554> ; # Charles William Cooper
   schema:datePublished "1955" ;
   schema:description "Orientation to drama -- Dramatic, theatric, and semantic elements in life -- Drama in three dimensions -- The ambiguity of drama -- Literature, theater art and drama -- A 'stageplay' and a 'drama' defined -- The playscript: creation by the playwright -- The playwright and the script -- Story elements in a drama -- Characters and dramatic characterization -- Action, plot, and dramatic construction -- Dialogue and dramatic composition -- The stageplay: production for presentation -- Theater art as interpretative creative activity -- Actors as interpretive artists -- The are director as scene designer -- Costumes, properties, lights and sound -- The general director and the unified stageplay -- The play: re-creation by spectator or reader -- Creation, re-creation and recreation -- The play in the spectator's mind -- The playgoer's naïve and critical responses -- The play as experienced by the reader -- Suggestions for creative playreading -- The drama: history, types, styles and criticism -- Generalization and discussion of drama -- An historical sketch of the drama and theater -- The major dramatic types: tragedy and comedy -- Classic, romantic, realistic and recent styles -- Dramatic criticism- a concluding word -- Antigone -- Othello -- The Ridiculous Precieuses -- Hedda Gabler -- Candida -- Life with Father -- The Glass Menagerie -- The Crucible."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/942124771> ;
   schema:genre "Collections"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/651548018> ;
   schema:name "Preface to drama; an introduction to dramatic literature and theater art."@en ;
   schema:productID "225911" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/225911#PublicationEvent/new_york_ronald_press_co_1955> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/942124771#Agent/ronald_press_co> ; # Ronald Press Co.
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/225911> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/942124771#Agent/ronald_press_co> # Ronald Press Co.
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Ronald Press Co." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1149217> # Theater
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Theater"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/897468> # Drama
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Drama"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/65774554> # Charles William Cooper
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1904" ;
   schema:deathDate "1999" ;
   schema:familyName "Cooper" ;
   schema:givenName "Charles William" ;
   schema:givenName "Charles W." ;
   schema:name "Charles William Cooper" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/651548018>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Preface to drama." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/225911> ; # Preface to drama; an introduction to dramatic literature and theater art.
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.