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|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Notes:||Title from title screen (viewed May 14, 2007).|
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||General Editor's Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Preliminaries: Semiotics and Poetics: The Semiotics Enterprise; How Many Semiotics?; The material. 2. Foundations: Signs in the Theatre: Prague structuralism and the theatrical sign; Typologies of the sign. 3. Theatrical Communication: Codes, Systems and the Performance Text: Elements of theatrical communication; Theatrical Systems and Codes; Theatrical competence: frame, convention and the role of the audience. 4. Dramatic Logic: The construction of the dramatic world; Dramatic action and time; Actant, dramatis persona and the dramatic model. 5. Dramatic Discourse: Dramatic Communication; Context and deixis; Universe of discourse and co-text; Speech acts; The said and the unsaid: implicatures and figures; Textuality; Towards a dramatological analysis. 6. Concluding Comments: Theatre, Drama, Semiotics: Dramatic Text/performance text; A united enterprise? Suggestions for further reading. Bibliography. Index.|
|Other Titles:||International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance.
Semiotics of theatre and drama
Semiotics of theater & drama
|Responsibility:||by Elam, Keir.|
'The New Accents titles are of the highest interest for literary theory and General Editor Terence Hawkes represents a guarentee. I have particularly appreciated the work of Keir Elam.' - Umberto Eco