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The field of drama : how the signs of drama create meaning on stage and screen

Author: Martin Esslin
Publisher: London ; New York : Methuen, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book of criticism brings both theatre and film studies within a single theoretical framework.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Esslin, Martin, 1918-2002.
Field of drama.
London ; New York : Methuen, 1987
(OCoLC)567932933
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Esslin
ISBN: 0413535304 9780413535306 9780413192608 0413192601
OCLC Number: 15591354
Description: 190 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The field of drama --
The nature of drama --
The signs of drama: icon, index, symbol --
The signs of drama: the frame --
The signs of drama: the actor --
The signs of drama: visuals and design --
The signs of drama: the words --
The signs of drama: music and sound --
The signs of stage and screen --
Structure as signifier --
The performers and the audience --The audience's competence: social conventions and personal meanings --
A hierarchy of meanings.
Responsibility: Martin Esslin.

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