Home » Drama: Between Poetry and Performance by W.B. Worthen
Drama: Between Poetry and Performance W.B. Worthen

Drama: Between Poetry and Performance

W.B. Worthen

Published January 11th 2010
ISBN : 9781405153416
Hardcover
277 pages
Enter answer

 About the Book 

An engaging book spanning the fields of drama, literary criticism, genre, and performance studies, Drama: Between Poetry and Performance teaches students how to read drama by exploring the threshold between text and performance.Draws on examplesMoreAn engaging book spanning the fields of drama, literary criticism, genre, and performance studies, Drama: Between Poetry and Performance teaches students how to read drama by exploring the threshold between text and performance.Draws on examples from major playwrights including Shakespeare, Ibsen, Beckett, and ParksExplores the critical terms and controversies that animate the performance and study of drama, such as the status of language, the function of character and plot, and uses of writingEngages in a theoretical, disciplinary, and cultural repositioning of drama, by exploring and contesting its position at the threshold between text and performance