Theatre as Sign-system: A Semiotics of Text and Performance

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Psychology Press, 1991 - Performing Arts - 203 pages
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This invaluable student handbook is the first detailed guide to explain in detail the relationship between the drama text and the theory and practice of drama in performance.
Beginning at the beginning, with accessible explanations of the meanings and methods of semiotics, Theatre as Sign System addresses key drama texts and offers new and detailed information about the theories of performance.
  

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Contents

DRAMATIC SHAPE
15
CHARACTER
34
FIGURES
37
DIALOGUE
51
SEMIOTICS OF PERFORMANCE
99
STAGE DIRECTIONS II
123
READING THE IMAGE
141
TEXT IN PERFORMANCE
162
THE WAY FORWARD?
178
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JSTOR: A Sociosemiotic Theory of Theatre
Theatre as Sign System: A Semiotics of Text and Performance. By Elaine Aston and George Savona. London: Routledge, 1992; 224 pp. $49.95 cloth, $I5.95 paper. ...
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Artaud and Semiotics
THE SEMIOTICS OF ACTING: FROM HIEROGLYPHS TO IDEOGRAMS by Edward Isser. Semiotic Society of America, Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA -- October 21-23, 1994 ...
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Notes and Queries
Studies in Theatre and Performance Volume 27 Number 2 © 2007 Intellect Ltd. Notes and Queries. English language. doi: 10.1386/stap.27.2.185/3 ...
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Recent Studies in Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama
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SHAKSPER: Submitted Papers
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THE UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD
Contents. 1. Programme Introduction. 2. General Programme Information. 3. Staff. 4. Background. 5. Contacts. 6. Programme and Module Structure ...
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Aston Elaine, Savona George: Theatre As Sign-System | ISBN ...
A handbook explaining the relationship between the drama text and the theory and practice of drama in performance. It also explains the meanings and methods ...
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Books by Elaine Aston
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Table of Contents. Introduction. 1-9. Chapter One. Theory and Methodology. 10-32. Chapter Two. Mad Boy Chronicle. 33-83. Chapter Three. Harlem Duet ...
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About the author (1991)

Elaine Aston is Professor of Contemporary Performance at Lancaster University.

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