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Author Pickering, Kenneth.

Title Studying modern drama
Edition Second edition / Kenneth Pickering
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003


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 MELB  792.071 Pic/Smd 2003  AVAILABLE
Description 126 pages ; 22 cm
Series Palgrave study guides
Palgrave study guides.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Getting started -- 3. What can I achieve in a first reading? -- 4. Practical workshops for drama study -- 5. Studying a scene -- 6. Looking at the language of plays -- 7. Tackling different kinds of plays -- 8. Making a critical response -- 9. Exams and essays
Summary Studying Modern Drama provides students with a careful, step-by-step approach to tackling the entire field of modern plays from Ibsen to Sarah Kane and Patrick Marber. With discussions of the characteristics of modern drama, conventions and language and structure, the book also introduces a workshop method of exploring texts. The book is ideal as both a self-help or as a course book for theatre and drama students and provides practical help on criticism, essay writing and examinations
Notes Previous ed.: published as Studying drama by David Bradby, Philip Thomas and Kenneth Pickering. London: Croom Helm, 1983
Bibliography Includes index
Subject Theater -- Study and teaching.
Drama -- Study and teaching.
Drama -- 20th century -- Study and teaching.
Author Bradby, David. Studying drama
LC no. 00002514
ISBN 1403904413
Other Titles Studying drama