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Theatre has provided many words and meanings which we use-ignorant of their origins-in everyday writing and speech. This is the first book to explore 2,000 theatre terms in depth, in some cases tracing their history over two and a half millenia, in others exploring expressions less than a decade old. Terms are defined, shown in use and cross-referenced in ways which will fascinate theatre- goers, and encourage those actively engaged in the theatre to examine the familiar from new angles.

Theatre has provided many words and meanings which we use - ignorant of their origins - in everyday writing . About the author (1998). Martin Harrison is currently Head of Performing Arts and Theatre Studies at South Trafford College of Further Education. Bibliographic information.

Theatre has provided many words and meanings which we use - ignorant of their origins - in everyday writing and speech. Terms are defined, shown in use and cross-referenced in ways which will fascinate theatre-goers, help theatre students and encourage those engaged in the theatre to examine the familiar from new angles.

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The Words (French: Les Mots) is Jean-Paul Sartre's 1963 autobiography. The text is divided into two near-equal parts entitled 'Reading' and 'Writing'.

The Words (French: Les Mots) is Jean-Paul Sartre's 1963 autobiography. However, according to Philippe Lejeune, these two parts are only a façade and are not relevant to the chronological progression of the work.

Julia Lambert is the main character of Maugham’s novel Theatre. She is an independent woman, in whom the sense of humor, the ability to judge people and to understand the circumstances are combined with being an adventurer. I’d rather say that she is essentially a risk taker, always rejecting the secure, ordinary world for more exciting, mystical unknown.

In his groundbreaking book The Theatre of the Absurd Martin Esslin claims that .

In his groundbreaking book The Theatre of the Absurd Martin Esslin claims that the dramatic methods used by this new group of dramatists can be judged by the standards of the Theatre of the Absurd since they radically changed essential elements of drama such as plot, character, and dialogue. Theatre of the Absurd is an expression, which lends itself to interpretation. The playwrights of the Theater of the Absurd engaged in creating plays which revealed the conditions of human beings’ existence in modern society.

An in-depth exploration of theatre terms, tracing their history and exploring expressions. Terms are defined, shown in use and cross-referenced. Combines the lexicography, theatre history and modern theatre practice to enhance the understanding of theatre, its origins and possibilities.
The Language of Theatre (Book of Words S.) download epub
Words Language & Grammar
Author: Martin Harrison
ISBN: 1857543742
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Words Language & Grammar
Language: English
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd (April 23, 1998)
Pages: 338 pages