ERIC Number: ED218692
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Theatre and Oral Interpretation: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1982 (Vol. 42 Nos. 7 through 12).
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) the development of American theatre management practices between 1830 and 1896; (2) the aesthetics of audience response; (3) P. Picasso as a theatrical designer; (4) six black performers in relation to the Federal Theatre; (5) Makonde oral narrative as theatre; (6) heroes, heroines, and villains in English and American melodrama from 1850 to 1900; (7) the effects of varying focus in solo oral interpretation; (8) black performance in South Africa; (9) the traditional ballad as folksong; (10) freedom and tyranny in the theatre of late Franco Spain; (11) puppetry as a provocative medium in energy education; (12) S. Eisenstein's methods of montage as a paradigm for scripting documentary readers theatre; (13) photographic transparencies as a visual means for a visual subject; (14) theatre and therapy; and (15) attitudes toward educational theatre in two Nigerian colleges of education. (FL)
Descriptors: Acting, Annotated Bibliographies, Art, Blacks, Communication Research, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, History, Music, Oral Interpretation, Photographs, Production Techniques, Readers Theater, Staff Development, Theater Arts, Theaters
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.