Understanding Plays

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Allyn and Bacon, 2004 - Drama - 738 pages

Understanding Plays As Texts for Performance offers seventeen plays with critical commentaries that span the range of Western writing for the theatre from the Greeks to the post-moderns. This book introduces readers to dramatic writing as ?pre-texts? for theatrical performance?written not only to be read, but also to be performed by actors before audiences.

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Contents

PART TWO ELEMENTS OF DRAMA
13
Understanding Character
97
CHAPTER 4
147
Copyright

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