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The language of drama / Keith Sanger.

By: Sanger, Keith, 1948-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Intertext (London, England): Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001Description: xiv, 97 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0415214238; 9780415214230.Subject(s): Drama -- History and criticism -- Theory, etcDDC classification: 809.2 Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Are you sitting comfortably? -- What is drama? -- The place -- The set -- Characters -- Exposition -- Openings -- Realism: telling it like it is? -- Realism -- Adjacency pairs -- Real conversation at work -- The co-operative principle -- Soaps -- Presentation of character: non-standard language -- Dialect -- Standard English -- The Shakespearean protagonist -- The soliloquy -- Storytelling -- Labov's narrative categories -- Cohesion -- Structure -- The grammar of sound -- Rhythm and stress -- Book to film -- What? No narrator?
Summary: Summary: "This satellite textbook in the Routledge Intertext series offers students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis focused on drama. Written in a clear, user-friendly style by a practising teacher, it combines practical activities with texts, followed by commentaries and suggestions for further activities. It can be used individually or in conjunction with the series core textbook, Working with Texts: A core book for language analysis." "Aimed at A-Level and beginning undergraduate students."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 97) and indexes.

Table of contents Are you sitting comfortably? --
What is drama? --
The place --
The set --
Characters --
Exposition --
Openings --
Realism: telling it like it is? --
Realism --
Adjacency pairs --
Real conversation at work --
The co-operative principle --
Soaps --
Presentation of character: non-standard language --
Dialect --
Standard English --
The Shakespearean protagonist --
The soliloquy --
Storytelling --
Labov's narrative categories --
Cohesion --
Structure --
The grammar of sound --
Rhythm and stress --
Book to film --
What? No narrator?

Summary:
"This satellite textbook in the Routledge Intertext series offers students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis focused on drama. Written in a clear, user-friendly style by a practising teacher, it combines practical activities with texts, followed by commentaries and suggestions for further activities. It can be used individually or in conjunction with the series core textbook, Working with Texts: A core book for language analysis." "Aimed at A-Level and beginning undergraduate students."--BOOK JACKET.

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