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idea of a theater

Francis Fergusson

idea of a theater

a study of ten plays : The art of drama in changing perspective.

by Francis Fergusson

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English


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The Idea of a Theater will delight both readers with a special interest in drama and those who read drama as a source of insight into man’s nature and man’s changing ideas. The Idea of a Theater: A Study of Ten Plays, The Art of Drama in Changing PerspectiveCited by:   15 Great Books About The Theater Act One: An Autobiography by Moss Hart.

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WELLS The Idea of a Theatre; A Study of Ten Plays; The Art of Drama in Changing Perspective. By FRANCIS FERGUSSON. Princeton University Press, Pp.

x + $ I N HIS aptly entitled volume, The Idea of a Theatre, Fergusson devotes his central chapter to Shakespeare's Hamlet. It is an eminently serious. Books shelved as theatre-history: Towards a Poor Theatre by Jerzy Grotowski, History of the Theatre by Oscar Gross Brockett, The Year of Lear: Shakespear.

Reader's theater is a highly engaging, collaborative literacy activity that has students practice and perform short scripts, which are often adapted from literature. Using minimalist props and costumes, students rely on expressive voices as they read directly from their scripts to convey meaning and emotion to the audience — no memorization.

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Mr. Jory is himself a published playwright. He now teaches theater at the University of Seattle. Mr. Jory has been responsible for developing the internationally lauded Humana Festival of New American Plays, the SHORTS Festival, and the Classics in Context Festival.

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