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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drama -- Study and teaching

Book details:

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LC ClassificationsPN1701 S8
The Physical Object
Pagination154p.
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15418937M

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Plays are, of course, meant to be seen, not read, but many people find it impossible to visit the theatre regularly and it is for them that Professor Styan intends this book, originally published in , to promote better understanding of the dramatist's intentions and fuller enjoyment of the play. He defines what a play is and discusses such topics as the development of the theatre - . J.L. Styan is the author of Modern Drama in Theory and Practice 1 ( avg rating, 18 ratings, 1 review, published ), Modern Drama in Theory and Pra /5. The dramatic experience by J. L. Styan 6 editions - first published in Download DAISY. Borrow Listen. The elements of drama by Accessible book, Protected DAISY, Drama, Theater, History and criticism, Dramatic production. Styan authored a number of books on performance and theatrical history including The Elements of Drama (), The Dramatic Experience (), The Challenge of the Theatre (), Modern Drama in Theory and Practice (), and The English Stage (). Styan also wrote numerous scholarly articles and reviews.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Styan, J.L. Dramatic experience. Cambridge [Eng.] University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. This book was originally published in Professor Styan examines what a play is and discusses such topics as the development of the theatre - its different stages, kinds of drama and types of character - the tone and tempo in which the play is written, the roles of actor and audience and the structure and interplay of plot and subplot. The Dramatic Experience A Guide to the Reading of Plays by Styan, J. L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book shows how a play 'works' in the theatre: how it generates life, meaning and excitement on the stage for the audience. It is self evident that a play must communicate or it is not a play at all. Professor Styan argues that, while communication in drama begins with the script, the value or power of a play must be tested upon an audience.

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Elements of Drama. The Elements of Drama. By J. L. Styan. No cover image. The Elements of Drama. By J. L. Styan. Read preview. The Elements of Drama. By J. L. Styan. No cover image We use cookies to deliver a better user experience and to show you ads based on your interests.   Professor Styan's insistence on criticism based on the theatrical experience will make this an important book for other drama critics Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Communication in drama -- Dramatic signals -- Genre and style -- Conditions of performance -- Acting and role-playing -- Non-illusory theatre -- AudiencePages: Modern Drama in Theory and Practice 1: Realism and Naturalism by Styan, J. L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.