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From before history was recorded to the present day theatre has been a major artistic form around the world From puppetry to mimes and street theatre this complex art has utilized all other art forms such as dance literature music painting sculpture and architecture Every aspect of human activity and human culture can be and has been incorporated into the creation of theatreIn this Very Short I This is yet another excellent volume in the Very Short Introduction series I m beginning to sound like a broken record in praising the Oxford University Press collection bu

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Ntroduction Marvin Carlson takes us through Ancient Greece and Rome to Medieval Japan and Europe to America and beyond and looks at how the various forms of theatre have been interpreted and enjoyed Exploring the role that theatre artists play from the actor and director to the designer and puppet master as well as the audience this is an engaging exploration of what theatre has meant and still This was as said in the title a very short intro to Theatre It was repetitive at times The author definitely followed Theatre study and favored the performance over the writ

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Means to people of all ages at all timesABOUT THE SERIES The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area These pocket sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject uickly Our expert authors combine facts analysis perspective new ideas and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readab This book was good with concise though occasionally redundant information I wanted it to be written on a lower reading level so that it could potentially be used with high s

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  • 28 November 2019
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About the Author: Marvin A. Carlson

PhDin Drama and Theatre Cornell University Sidney E Cohn Distinguished Professor of Theatre Comparative Literature and Middle Eastern Studies Research and teaching interests include dramatic theory and Western European theatre history and dramatic literature especially of the 18th 19th and 20th centuries He has been awarded the ATHE Career Achievement Award the George Jean Nathan Prize



7 thoughts on “Theatre by Marvin A. Carlson

  1. says:

    This is one of a series of short books whose subjects range from anything from Prehistory to The Dead Sea Scrolls This book looks at the Theatre and gives a really good introduction to this huge subject It begins with a history of the theatre from Classical Greece and Rome all the way to the present Obviously with such a huge are

  2. says:

    This is yet another excellent volume in the Very Short Introduction series I'm beginning to sound like a broken record in praising the Oxford University Press' collection but for awhile I thought I was going to have to rate this book

  3. says:

    An up to date exploration of performative theatre studiesThe publisher's blurb above is a little misleading as this is a book about theatre not drama; that is it concentrates on the performative aspects of theatr

  4. says:

    This was as said in the title a very short intro to Theatre It was repetitive at times The author definitely followed Theatre study and favored the performance over the written text Though the author tried to cover both I wish the he was followed Reading Drama instead That would have made the intro a little well rounded

  5. says:

    This book was good with concise though occasionally redundant information I wanted it to be written on a lower reading level so that it could potentially be used with high school students but it's very dense to be a very short book

  6. says:

    Good introduction but sadly many references to works in other languages were full of spelling mistakes

  7. says:

    Brief succinct and very informational

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