How Theatre Means by Ric KnowlesHow Theatre Means by Ric Knowles

How Theatre Means

byRic Knowles

Paperback | June 24, 2014

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This wide-ranging study demonstrates how meaning is produced in the process of creating, viewing and analysing theatre. Moving from the history and theory of drama and theatre semiotics to the practical application of an expanded semiotic approach, this accessible book includes contemporary case studies and cross-cultural analysis.

Ric Knowles is Professor of Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph, Canada, and Editor of Theatre Journal. He is the award-winning author and editor of numerous books, including Theatre & Interculturalism and Reading the Material Theatre.
Title:How Theatre MeansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.53 inPublished:June 24, 2014Publisher:Red Globe PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230232361

ISBN - 13:9780230232365


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.- Preface.- Introduction: How Theatre Means.- PART I: THEORY From Practice to Theory.- 1. Meaning.- 2. Theatre.- 3. Disseminations.- PART II: PRACTICE From Theory to Practice.- 4. Script Analysis and Devising.- 5. Performance Analysis.- Works Cited.- Index.

Editorial Reviews

'An excellent volume. Lucid, clear and accessible, it makes semiotic theory relevant to a new audience.' – Patricia Ybarra, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, Brown University, USA