ERIC Number: ED210758
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Theatre and Oral Interpretation: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1981 (Vol. 42 Nos. 1 through 6).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 25 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) ensemble as a process of actor training; (2) perspectives on the verbal performance of jest, abuse, and contest; (3) a course design for teaching black drama; (4) adapting chamber theatre for television; (5) theories of theatrical criticism; (6) the trial convention in English Renaissance drama; (7) public theater in Renaissance England and Spain; (8) the aesthetic dimensions of drama in education; (9) children performing poetry as a way of learning; (10) evaluation of a sixth grade creative dramatics program; (11) historical studies of American drama; (12) audience response to interpersonal distance in live and in videotaped theatre scenes and its implications for teaching methodology; and (13) the relationship of self-perception and audience members' perceptions of stage characters. (RL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: Audience Analysis; Audience Response; England
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