Theater: The Lively Art / Edition 6

Theater: The Lively Art / Edition 6

by Edwin Wilson, Alvin Goldfarb
     
 

Created for Theater Appreciation courses that cover both history and elements,the new fourth edition of The Lively Art emphasizes the visual dimension of the theater with a four-color interior,revised illustration program,and a new photo essay that chronicles the development and production of a play from concept to curtain call.

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Overview

Created for Theater Appreciation courses that cover both history and elements,the new fourth edition of The Lively Art emphasizes the visual dimension of the theater with a four-color interior,revised illustration program,and a new photo essay that chronicles the development and production of a play from concept to curtain call.

In addition to the text revisions,each copy of the book is accompanied by a free Theatergoer's Guide to attending performances and by the Making the Grade CD-ROM a study tool for students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073514116
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Edition description:
6TH
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
Pt. 1Creating Theater
Ch. 1The Performers and the Director17
Ch. 2The Audience and the Critic43
Ch. 3Theater Spaces55
Ch. 4The Designers: Scenery and Costumes73
Ch. 5The Designers: Lighting and Sound97
Ch. 6The Playwright: Focus, Purpose, and Point of View113
Ch. 7Dramatic Structure and Dramatic Characters139
Pt. 2The Theater Tradition and Theater Today
Ch. 8The Theater Begins163
Ch. 9The Theaters of the Renaissance Through the Nineteenth Century199
Ch. 10Realism and Departures from Realism247
Ch. 11Diversity and Eclecticism285
GlossaryG1
IndexI1

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