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The language of drama

Author: Keith Sanger
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Intertext (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This satellite textbook in the Routledge Intertext series offers students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis focused on drama. Written in a clear, user-friendly style by a practising teacher, it combines practical activities with texts, followed by commentaries and suggestions for further activities. It can be used individually or in conjunction with the series core textbook, Working with Texts: A  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufgabensammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Sanger
ISBN: 0415214238 9780415214230
OCLC Number: 43903632
Description: xiv, 97 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Are you sitting comfortably? --
What is drama? --
The place --
The set --
Characters --
Exposition --
Openings --
Realism: telling it like it is? --
Realism --
Adjacency pairs --
Real conversation at work --
The co-operative principle --
Soaps --
Presentation of character: non-standard language --
Dialect --
Standard English --
The Shakespearean protagonist --
The soliloquy --
Storytelling --
Labov's narrative categories --
Cohesion --
Structure --
The grammar of sound --
Rhythm and stress --
Book to film --
What? No narrator?
Series Title: Intertext (London, England)
Responsibility: Keith Sanger.
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This book is unique in offering A-Level and undergradute students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis focused on drama. It applies contemporary linguistic research to a wide range of  Read more...


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