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Theater The Lively Art

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ISBN-10: 007351411X

ISBN-13: 9780073514116

Edition: 6th 2008

Authors: Edwin Wilson, Alvin Goldfarb

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Created for Theater Appreciation courses that cover both history and elements, Theater: The Lively Art, 6/e remains a comprehensive introductory theater text: an introduction to the audience' s experience of theater, an investigation of the elements of theater, and a study of the important developments in the history of theater.
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Book details

List price: $103.75
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 415
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Edwin Wilson, as a teacher, author, critic, and director, has worked in many aspects of theatre. Educated at Vanderbilt University, the University of Edinburgh, and Yale University, he received a Master of Fine Arts degree, as well as the first Doctor of Fine Arts degree awarded by the Yale Drama School. He has taught at Yale, Hofstra, Vanderbilt, Hunter College, and the CUNY Graduate Center. At Hunter he served as chair of the Department of Theatre and Film and head of the graduate theatre pro- gram. At CUNY he was the Executive Director of the Segal Theatre Center. He was the theatre critic for The Wall Street Journal for 22 years and edited and wrote the introduction for Shaw on…    

Alvin Goldfarb is President and Professor of Theatre at Western Illinois University. Dr. Goldfarb also served as vice president and provost, dean of Fine Arts, and chair of Theatre at Illinois State University. Dr. Goldfarb holds a Ph.D. in theater history from the City University of New York and a master's degree from Hunter College. He is the coauthor of Living Theatre:A History and coeditor of The Anthology of Living Theater with Edwin Wilson. Dr. Goldfarb is also the coeditor, with Rebecca Rovit, of Theatrical Performance during the Holocaust: Texts, Documents, Memoirs, which was a National Jewish Book Award finalist. He has published numerous articles and reviews in scholarly journals…    

Preface
Introduction
Creating Theater
Audiences & Critics
The Playwright: Creating the Script
Tragedy or Comedy? Dramatic Genres
Stage Performers
The Director & the Producer
Theater Spaces
Designers: Scenery & Costumes
Designers: Lighting & Sounds
Profile of a Production
Theater Tradition & Theater Today
Greek & Roman Theater
Asian & Medieval Theater
Renaissance Theater
Theater from Restoration through Romanticism
Early Modern Theater Movements
Twentieth Century Theatrical Diversity
Contemporary Trends
Bibliography
Index
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