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Theatre as Sign-system: A Semiotics of Text and Performance
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THEATRE AS SIGN-SYSTEM: A SEMIOTICS OF TEXT AND PERFORMANCE

PAPERBACK BY ASTON, ELAINE; SAVONA, GEORGE

£26.99

ISBN
9780415049320
IMPRINT
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EDITION
PUBLISHER
TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
218 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
07 NOV 1991

DESCRIPTION

This invaluable student handbook is the first detailed guide to explain in detail the relationship between the drama text and the theory and practice of drama in performance. Beginning at the beginning, with accessible explanations of the meanings and methods of semiotics, Theatre as Sign System addresses key drama texts and offers new and detailed information about the theories of performance.

CONTENTS

List of figures and tables, Acknowledgements, 1. Introduction, Part I: Text 2. Dramatic Shape, 3. Character, 4. Dialogue, 5. Stage Directions I, Part II: Performance, 6. Semiotics of Performance, 7. Stage Directions II, 8. Reading the Image, 9. Text in Performance, 10. Conclusion: The Way Forward?