By Manfred Pfister

Manfred Pfister's booklet is the 1st to supply a coherent and complete framework for the research of performs in all their dramatic and theatrical dimensions. The materical on which his research relies covers all genres and classes of drama, from Greek tragedy and comedy to the modern theatre, with the performs of Shakespeare delivering a unique concentration. His method isn't really ancient yet systematic, combining extra summary categorisations with specified and urban interpretations of particular pattern texts. an intensive overseas bibliography of suitable theatre and drama reviews extra complements the sensible worth of the booklet.

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