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Author Clark, Fred M.

Title Impermanent structures : semiotic readings of Nelson Rodrigues' Vestido de noiva, Album de família, and Anjo negro / by Fred M. Clark
Published Chapel Hill : U.N.C. Dept. of Romance Languages : [Distributed by University of North Carolina Press], 1991
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Description 1 online resource (129 pages) : illustrations
Series North Carolina studies in the Romance languages and literatures ; no. 238
North Carolina studies in the Romance languages and literatures ; no. 238
Summary Fred M. Clark offers a semiotic analysis of three plays by Nelson Rodrigues, based in Charles S. Pierce's triadic concept of the sign: as sign, interpretant, and object, in regards to its production as perception and consciousness. Clark's use of this triad approach demonstrates the self-conscious plays of icons in Vestido de noiva, Album de familia, and Anjo negro, and offers a basis for the relevance of his conclusions to theatre at large. Based on this semiotic theory, Clark demonstrates the particular modes in which Nelson's theatre builds up fictional situations that transcend the pretense of the vanguard to become radically innovative and achieve a first-rate literary realization, equal of any occidental writer of the period. The author demonstrates the way in which Rodrigues dissects the difference between seeming and being, questioning the very notion of permanence and order
Analysis Rodrigues, Nelson Album de família
Rodrigues, Nelson Anjo negro
Rodrigues, Nelson Vestido de noiva
Theater Semiotics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-129)
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Subject Rodrigues, Nelson. Album de família.
Rodrigues, Nelson. Anjo negro.
Rodrigues, Nelson. Vestido de noiva.
Theater -- Semiotics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1469642735 (electronic bk.)
9781469642734 (electronic bk.)