Performance, Style and Gesture in Western Theatre

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Author(s): Nicholas Dromgoole
Original Publish Date: Mar 02, 2016
Product Number: EB00774524
Released: Oct 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781783192304
Publisher: Oberon Books
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Description

Nicholas Dromgoole tells the story of performance from a fresh and unusual point of view, describing the development - from ancient Greece to contemporary stages and film - of western Europe's surprising and largely unknown variety of acting styles. Using the idea of a culture's shared 'language of gesture', he explores the growth, evolution and impact these languages have had on our engagement with and understanding of theatre.

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