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Ghost Light introduces undergraduates to the practice of dramaturgy in the United States. The book emphasizes play analysis and writing proficiency, and is divided into three sections that deal with philosophy, analysis, and practice of dramaturgy. Exercises for each chapter and appendices of useful resources are included.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Book Title
  2. p. v
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  1. Copyright
  2. p. iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xi-xiv
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xv-xvi
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  1. Part One: Philosophy
  2. p. 1
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  1. 1. What the #$%@ Is a Dramaturg?
  2. pp. 3-11
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  1. 2. Historicizing Dramaturgy
  2. pp. 12-38
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  1. 3. Power Plays
  2. pp. 39-65
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  1. Part Two: Analysis
  2. p. 67
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  1. 4. The Twelve-Step Program for Script Analysts
  2. pp. 69-92
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  1. 5. Form Follows Function
  2. pp. 93-107
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  1. 6. Why This Play Now?
  2. pp. 108-120
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  1. Part Three: Practice
  2. p. 121
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  1. 7. New Plays
  2. pp. 123-143
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  1. 8. The Company
  2. pp. 144-160
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  1. 9. Audiences
  2. pp. 161-175
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  1. Appendix A: The Casebook
  2. pp. 179-180
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  1. Appendix B: The Dramaturg’s Library
  2. pp. 181-186
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  1. Appendix C: Societies of Interest to Dramaturgs
  2. pp. 187-189
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  1. Appendix D: Journals, Periodicals, and Online Databases
  2. pp. 190-191
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  1. Appendix E: Accessing Original Texts Online
  2. pp. 192-193
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  1. Appendix F: Recommended Play Anthologies
  2. pp. 194-196
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 197-201
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 203-211
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  1. Author Bio
  2. p. 213
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  1. Series Statement
  2. p. 214
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  1. Series Titles
  2. p. 215
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780809385713
Related ISBN
9780809329526
MARC Record
OCLC
649913253
Pages
224
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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