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Worthen, W. B.

Drama: Between Poetry and Performance

Worthen, W. B. - Drama: Between Poetry and Performance, ebook

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An engaging book spanning the fields of drama, literary criticism, genre, and performance studies, Drama: Between Poetry and Performance teaches students how to read drama by exploring the threshold between text and performance.


  • Draws on examples from major playwrights including Shakespeare, Ibsen, Beckett, and Parks

  • Explores the critical terms and controversies that animate the performance and study of drama, such as the status of language, the function of character and plot, and uses of writing

  • Engages in a theoretical, disciplinary, and cultural repositioning of drama, by exploring and contesting its position at the threshold between text and performance

Keywords: Theatre Studies, Kenneth Burke, Shakespeare, Ibsen, Beckett

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
288 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444317381
Printed ISBN
9781405153416

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