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Published: 04 April 2002

432 Pages | 6 halftones

ISBN: 9780198700708

Bookseller Code (06)

The Drama Handbook

A Guide to Reading Plays

John Lennard and Mary Luckhurst

  • Aims to enable students to read and describe plays with an appreciation of technical and critical issues
  • Introduces major playwrights and dramatic genres
  • Encourages students reading dramatic texts to think about each stage of a play's existence: how it is written, in what different forms it is studied, and how it is produced and finally performed
  • Features an extensive glossary of technical vocabulary needed by students to write convincingly about drama
  • Includes a section on exam technique, including an analysis of sample student essays
  • Concise and approachable format and writing style