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Theatre Studies: The Basics By Robert Leach

Theatre Studies: The Basics
by Robert Leach

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Introduces you to various aspects of drama, theatre and performance. This title contains topics as dramatic genres, from tragedy to political documentary; theories of performance; the history of the theatre in the West acting; and, directing and scenography the audience.
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Theatre Studies: The Basics by Robert Leach

This is an essential read for anyone setting out to study the thrilling world of theatre for the first time. Introducing you to all the aspects of drama, theatre and performance you will be studying in your course, from the theoretical to the practical, Theatre Studies: The Basics will take you through such topics as:

  • dramatic genres, from tragedy to political documentary
  • theories of performance
  • the history of the theatre in the West
  • acting, directing and scenography
  • the audience.

Drawing on a wide range of examples, from Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus to Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's controversial Behzti, and including chapter summaries and pointers to further reading, Theatre Studies: The Basics has all you need to get your studies off to a flying start.

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About Robert Leach


Robert Leach is the Drama Pathway Leader at the University of Cumbria. He has published widely and his books include Makers of Modern Theatre (Routledge 2004) andTheatre Workshop: Joan Littlewood and the Making of Modern British Theatre (University of Exeter Press 2006)

Table of Contents


Dramatic Form Theatre History Drama in Performance Technical Considerations Directing the Play

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Theatre Studies: The Basics by Robert Leach
Robert Leach
The Basics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2008-05-29
198
0415426391
9780415426398
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