Revue de presse
Excellent. (Alan Sinfield, Sussex University, UK)
Comprehensive, thoughtful and accessibly written. (Research in Drama Education)
The book is excellent - accessible yet sophisticated. I will recommend it widely for students at all levels. (Janette Dillon, University of Nottingham)
Présentation de l'éditeur
Revised and expanded, the new edition of this best-selling book provides studetns with a comprehensive introduction to play texts. Looking at key elements of drama such as character, dialogue, plot, action, the body, and space, and drawing on examples from King Lear, A Doll's House, Waiting for Godot and The Tempest among others, this text discusses the specifically theatrical quality of plays and sets drama in its historical context.