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.
Elaine Aston, George Savona Imprint: Routledge Country of Publication: United Kingdom Dimensions:
Weight: 318g ISBN: 9781138128712 ISBN 10: 1138128716 Pages: 218 Publication Date: 10 September 2015 Audience:
Format: Hardback Publisher's Status: Active
Reviews for Theatre as Sign System: A Semiotics of Text and Performance
This is a book aimed at students yet to be introduced into the field, rather than at those who have already had some exposure to semiotics and theatre. As such, it provides an easy entrance through its clarity and succinctness. - Theatre Survey