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Twentieth-century drama dialogue as ordinary talk : speaking between the lines

Author: Susan Mandala
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume, Susan Mandala seeks to reconcile the work of linguistics and literary critics, bringing the work of both to bear in her interdisciplinary study of dramatic dialogue.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Mandala, Susan, 1968-
Twentieth-century drama dialogue as ordinary talk.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007
(OCoLC)608561571
Named Person: Harold Pinter; Arnold Wesker; Terence Rattigan; Alan Ayckbourn; Pinter; Pinter; Wesker; Wesker; Rattigan; Rattigan; Ayckbourn; Ayckbourn; Harold Pinter; Arnold Wesker; Terence Rattigan; Alan Ayckbourn
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Mandala
ISBN: 9780754651055 0754651053
OCLC Number: 87737833
Description: 138 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Drama dialogue and talk --
Approaches to talk --
Lifting the smokescreen : the language of conversation in Harold Pinter's The homecoming --
Language and social class in Arnold Wesker's Roots --
Brave silences : understanding what is not said in Terence Rattigan's In praise of love --
Talking at the edge : Alan Ayckbourn's Just between ourselves.
Responsibility: Susan Mandala.
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