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Theatre as Sign System By Elaine Aston

Theatre as Sign System
by Elaine Aston

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A handbook explaining the relationship between the drama text and the theory and practice of drama in performance. It also explains the meanings and methods of semiotics and addresses key texts from Sophocles to Caryl Churchill.
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Theatre as Sign System Summary


Theatre as Sign System: A Semiotics of Text and Performance by Elaine Aston

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.

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Theatre as Sign System Reviews


"This is a book aimed at students yet to be introduced into the field, rather than at those who have already had some exposure to semiotics and theatre. As such, it provides an easy entrance through its clarity and succinctness."
-"Theatre Survey

Table of 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?

Additional information

GOR001376692
Theatre as Sign System: A Semiotics of Text and Performance by Elaine Aston
Elaine Aston
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1991-11-07
218
0415049326
9780415049320
N/A
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