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AQA Advanced Drama and Theatre Studies Textbook By Richard Vergette

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AQA Advanced Drama & Theatre Studies textbook has been written specifically to meet the needs of students following the AQA Advanced Drama & Theatre Studies specification, and provides thorough, structured coverage of the subject content.

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AQA Advanced Drama and Theatre Studies Textbook by Richard Vergette

This textbook has been written specifically to meet the needs of students following the AQA Drama & Theatre Studies Advanced specification, and provides thorough, structured and up-to-date coverage of the subject content. AQA Advanced Drama & Theatre Studies: - gives students an appreciation of the rapidly changing world of theatre - provides a scholarly and theoretical basis for the subject - analyses the political and social contexts of plays and playwrights - includes detailed examples from set texts - encourages a creative approach to the subject - includes sections on practical performance and stage design - investigates the role of the playwright, actor, theatre company and director - contains sample examination-style questions The author combines knowledge of current classroom practice with extensive academic and examination experience in drama and theatre studies. This book is an invaluable companion to students and teachers of drama and theatre studies at AS and A2.

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About Richard Vergette


Richard Vergette is a freelance educational consultant, actor and author. He has also been a lecturer in Drama at the University of Lincoln, Head of the Performing Arts faculty at John Leggott College, Scunthorpe (which contains one of the largest and most successful drama departments in the UK), and a senior examiner for Edexcel.

Table of Contents


Preface Introduction Unit 1 AS: Written responses to drama Section A Live theatre production 1 Responding to live theatre Section B Prescribed plays 2 Antigone by Sophocles 3 The Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare 4 The Shadow of a Gunman by Sean O'Casey Unit 2 AS: Practical presentation of a play extract 5 The work of Konstantin Stanislavski 6 Applying Stanislavski's principles: An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestley 7 The work of Bertolt Brecht 8 Applying Brecht's principles: Macbeth by Shakespeare 9 The work of Antonin Artaud 10 Applying Artaud's principles: Woyzeck by Georg Buchner 11 The work of modern directors and designers Unit 3 A2: Written responses to drama Section A Pre-twentieth century play 12 The Revenger's Tragedy by Cyril Tourner/Thomas Middleton Section B Twentieth century or contemporary drama 13 A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller Unit 4 A2: Practical presentation of devised drama 14 The process of devising Bibliography and references Index

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GOR005792605
AQA Advanced Drama and Theatre Studies Textbook by Richard Vergette
Richard Vergette
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder Education
2008-10-31
264
1844894479
9781844894475
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.