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The Language of Drama

Critical Theory and Practice

  • Authors
  • David┬áBirch
Textbook

Part of the The Language of Literature book series (LALI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-5
  2. David Birch
    Pages 6-33
  3. David Birch
    Pages 34-53
  4. David Birch
    Pages 54-75
  5. David Birch
    Pages 76-107
  6. David Birch
    Pages 108-130
  7. David Birch
    Pages 131-150
  8. David Birch
    Pages 151-153
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 154-175

About this book

Introduction

The Language of Drama is about the critical strategies that can be used to understand the dynamic processes of writing, reading, dramaturgy, rehearsal, production and reception of drama performance in both the classroom and the professional theatre. It draws upon many of the recent insights developed in discourse analysis, literary theory, social semiotics, popular culture studies and performance analysis, in order to present a detailed critical theory and practice of how the language of drama means as a process of drama praxis.

Keywords

drama language literary theory semiotics theatre

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-21459-4
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1991
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-51638-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-21459-4
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