The Field of Drama: How the Signs of Drama Create Meaning on Stage and Screen

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Methuen, 1987 - Drama - 190 pages
Sumari: Introduction -- The field of drama -- The nature of drama -- The signs of drama: icon, index, symbol -- The signs of drama: the frame -- The signs of drama: the actor -- The signs of drama: visuals and design -- The signs of drama: the words -- The signs of drama: music and sound -- The signs of stage and screen -- Structure as signifier -- The performers and the audience --The audience's competence: social conventions and personal meanings -- A hierarchy of meanings.

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Brilliant Book if you are wanting to gain a generalized view of semiotics in the theater.

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Preface page
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Introduction
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The Field of Drama
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