Studying Plays examines and explains the key elements of drama with reference to both classic and contemporary texts, including King Lear, A Doll's House and Shopping and F**king. The authors examine character, dialogue, plot and action, the body, space and theatre semiotics, and they discuss culture and interpretation.
Studying Plays is a comprehensive introduction to understanding plays which examines and explains the key elements of drama such as character, dialogue, plot, action, the body and space, and draws on classic and contemporary plays from King Lear to Shopping and F**king. '...comprehensive, thoughtful and accessibly written.' - Research in Drama Education 'This book is excellent - accessible yet sophisticated. I will recommend it widely for students at all levels.' - Janette Dillon, University of Nottingham
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...comprehensive, thoughtful and accessibly written. Research in Drama Education This book is excellent - accessible yet sophisticated. I will recommend it widely for students at all levels. Janette Dillon, University of Nottingham
About Simon Shepherd
Simon Shepherd is Deputy Principal (Academic) at The Central School of Speech and Drama. Mick Wallis is Professor of Performance and Culture at the University of Leeds.
Studying Plays by Simon Shepherd
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