In this Book

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This intensely personal book develops a new approach to the study of action in drama. Michael Goldman eloquently applies a method based on a crucial fact: our experience of a play in the theater is almost exclusively our experience of acting.

Originally published in 1985.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-v
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  1. Contents
  2. p. vii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. I. Introduction
  2. pp. 3-16
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  1. II. cTo Be or Not To Be" andthe Spectrum of Action
  2. pp. 17-45
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  1. III. Othello's Cause
  2. pp. 46-70
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  1. IV. Acting and Feeling:Histrionic Imagery in King Lear
  2. pp. 71-93
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  1. V. Speaking Evil: Language andAction in Macbeth
  2. pp. 94-111
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  1. VI. Antony and Cleopatra: Actionas Imaginative Command
  2. pp. 112-139
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  1. VII. Characterizing Coriolanus
  2. pp. 140-168
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 169-180
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 181-182
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781400854806
MARC Record
OCLC
889248609
Pages
192
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
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