Preface to drama; an introduction to dramatic literature and theater art.

New York, Ronald Press Company [1955] .

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Subjects Drama -- Collections.
Description 773 pages 21 cm
Copyright Date [1955]
Contents Orientation to drama -- Dramatic, theatric, and semantic elements in life -- Drama in three dimensions -- The ambiguity of drama -- Literature, theater art and drama -- A 'stageplay' and a 'drama' defined -- The playscript: creation by the playwright -- The playwright and the script -- Story elements in a drama -- Characters and dramatic characterization -- Action, plot, and dramatic construction -- Dialogue and dramatic composition -- The stageplay: production for presentation -- Theater art as interpretative creative activity -- Actors as interpretive artists -- The are director as scene designer -- Costumes, properties, lights and sound -- The general director and the unified stageplay -- The play: re-creation by spectator or reader -- Creation, re-creation and recreation -- The play in the spectator's mind -- The playgoer's naìˆve and critical responses -- The play as experienced by the reader -- Suggestions for creative playreading -- The drama: history, types, styles and criticism -- Generalization and discussion of drama -- An historical sketch of the drama and theater -- The major dramatic types: tragedy and comedy -- Classic, romantic, realistic and recent styles -- Dramatic criticism- a concluding word -- Antigone -- Othello -- The Ridiculous Precieuses -- Hedda Gabler -- Candida -- Life with Father -- The Glass Menagerie -- The Crucible.
Genre Collections.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)225911
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Cooper, Charles W. 1904-1999.
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