The Dramatic Imagination

The Dramatic Imagination

The Dramatic Imagination

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Robert Edmond Jones
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2004
Total Pages : 69 Pages
ISBN : 9780878301843


Theatre Of Sound

Theatre Of Sound

A study of radio drama

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Dermot Rattigan
Publisher :
Release : 2002
Total Pages : 383 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015056426789


The Theatre Of Imagining

The Theatre Of Imagining

This book is the first comprehensive analysis of the fascinating and strikingly diverse history of imagination in the context of theatre and drama. Key questions that the book explores are: How do spectators engage with the drama in performance, and how does the historical context influence the dramaturgy of imagination? In addition to offering a study of the cultural history and theory of imagination in a European context including its philosophical, physiological, cultural and political implications, the book examines the cultural enactment of imagination in the drama text and offers practical strategies for analyzing the aesthetic practice of imagination in drama texts. It covers the early modern to the late modernist period and includes three in-depth case studies: William Shakespeare’s Macbeth (c.1606); Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House (1879); and Eugène Ionesco’s The Killer (1957).

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Ulla Kallenbach
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-07-13
Total Pages : 324 Pages
ISBN : 9783319763033


What Is Scenography

What Is Scenography

The third edition of Pamela Howard’s What is Scenography? expands on the author’s holistic analysis of scenography as comprising space, text, research, art, performers, directors and spectators, to examine the changing nature of scenography in the twenty-first century. The book includes new investigations of recent production projects from Howard’s celebrated career, including Carmen and Charlotte: A Tri-Coloured Play with Music, full-colour illustrations of her recent work and updated commentary from a wide spectrum of contemporary theatre makers. This book is suitable for students in Scenography and Theatre Design courses, along with theatre professionals.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Pamela Howard
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-04-03
Total Pages : 348 Pages
ISBN : 9781351380331


Theater Of The Mind

Theater Of The Mind

For generations, fans and critics have characterized classic American radio drama as a “theater of the mind.” This book unpacks that characterization by recasting the radio play as an aesthetic object within its unique historical context. In Theater of the Mind, Neil Verma applies an array of critical methods to more than six thousand recordings to produce a vivid new account of radio drama from the Depression to the Cold War. In this sweeping exploration of dramatic conventions, Verma investigates legendary dramas by the likes of Norman Corwin, Lucille Fletcher, and Wyllis Cooper on key programs ranging from The Columbia Workshop, The Mercury Theater on the Air, and Cavalcade of America to Lights Out!, Suspense, and Dragnet to reveal how these programs promoted and evolved a series of models of the imagination. With close readings of individual sound effects and charts of broad trends among formats, Verma not only gives us a new account of the most flourishing form of genre fiction in the mid-twentieth century but also presents a powerful case for the central place of the aesthetics of sound in the history of modern experience.

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Genre : History
Author : Neil Verma
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Release : 2012-06-29
Total Pages : 296 Pages
ISBN : 9780226853529


Offstage Space Narrative And The Theatre Of The Imagination

Offstage Space Narrative And The Theatre Of The Imagination

Offstage Space, Narrative, and the Theatre of the Imagination is a study of extrascenic space and how playwrights have used narrative as an alternative to conventional scenic enactment. The book covers the work of writers as diverse as Euripides, Plautus, Shakespeare, Susan Glaspell, Gertrude Stein, Bertolt Brecht, Samuel Beckett, Marguerite Duras, Brian Friel, and Thomas Bernhard. William Gruber offers a wide-ranging overview of the dramaturgical choices dramatists make when they substitute imagined events for perceptual ones.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : W. Gruber
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2010-03-01
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9780230105645


The Dramatic Imagination Of Robert Browning

The Dramatic Imagination Of Robert Browning

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author : Richard S. Kennedy
Publisher : University of Missouri Press
Release : 2007
Total Pages : 492 Pages
ISBN : 9780826265524


Empire Of Imagination

Empire Of Imagination

The first comprehensive biography of geek and gaming culture's mythic icon, Gary Gygax, and the complete story behind his invention of Dungeons & Dragons. The life story of Gary Gygax, godfather of all fantasy adventure games, has been told only in bits and pieces. Michael Witwer has written a dynamic, dramatized biography of Gygax from his childhood in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin to his untimely death in 2008. Gygax's magnum opus, Dungeons & Dragons, would explode in popularity throughout the 1970s and '80s and irreversibly alter the world of gaming. D&D is the best-known, best-selling role-playing game of all time, and it boasts an elite class of alumni--Stephen Colbert, Robin Williams, and Vin Diesel all have spoken openly about their experience with the game as teenagers, and some credit it as the workshop where their nascent imaginations were fostered. Gygax's involvement in the industry lasted long after his dramatic and involuntary departure from D&D's parent company, TSR, and his footprint can be seen in the role-playing genre he is largely responsible for creating. Through his unwavering commitment to the power of creativity, Gygax gave generations of gamers the tools to invent characters and entire worlds in their minds. Witwer has written an engaging chronicle of the life and legacy of this emperor of the imagination.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Michael Witwer
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release : 2015-10-06
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9781632862044


Handbook Of Imagination And Culture

Handbook Of Imagination And Culture

The Handbook of Imagination and Culture is a unique interdisciplinary collection of chapters showing the centrality of imagination in the development of persons and societies. This book brings together a group of psychologists, philosophers, social scientists, and artists to explore imagination through psychological, social, and cultural processes.

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Genre : Philosophy
Author : Tania Zittoun
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2018
Total Pages : 393 Pages
ISBN : 9780190468712


Second Star To The Right

Second Star To The Right

Over a century after its first stage performance, Peter Pan has become deeply embedded in Western popular culture, as an enduring part of childhood memories, in every part of popular media, and in commercial enterprises. Since 2003 the characters from this story have had a highly visible presence in nearly every genre of popular culture: two major films, a literary sequel to the original adventures, a graphic novel featuring a grown-up Wendy Darling, and an Argentinean novel about a children's book writer inspired by J. M. Barrie. Simultaneously, Barrie surfaced as the subject of two major biographies and a feature film. The engaging essays in Second Star to the Right approach Pan from literary, dramatic, film, television, and sociological perspectives and, in the process, analyze his emergence and preservation in the cultural imagination.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Lester D. Friedman
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
Release : 2008-11-28
Total Pages : 292 Pages
ISBN : 0813546222