A theater in your head.


New York, Funk and Wagnalls [1960] .

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Subjects Drama -- History and criticism.
Drama.
Theater -- Production and direction.
Description 438 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date [1960]
Notes Also issued online.
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS -- Experiencing the play -- A theater in your head -- The playwright's collaborator: the theater -- The physical structure and conventions -- The producer -- In the theater: the director -- Scenes from Sir John Gielgud's prompt book for The Lady's Not for Burning -- Excerpts from Elia Kazan's notebooks for Death of a Salesman -- In the theater: the set designer -- Scene designs by Jo Mielziner for Guys and Dolls -- Costume design -- Lighting the stage -- In the theater: the actors -- Understanding the play -- The meaning of the play -- Through structure to meaning -- The dramatic climate of a play -- Traditional models -- Farce -- Melodrama -- Drama of sentiment -- Sentimental drama -- Tragedy -- Comedy -- Social drama -- Heroic drama -- Modern movements -- Realism -- Naturalism -- Symbolism -- Expressionism -- Dadaism -- Surrealism -- Theatricalism -- The temper of a play -- Evaluating the play -- Principles of evaluation -- Analysis of a play: Our Lan' by Theodore Ward -- A note on the technique of reading a play -- A note on reading manuscript plays.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)328698
(OCoLC)ocm00328698
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Rowe, Kenneth Thorpe, 1900-1988.
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