ERIC Number: ED225203
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Theatre and Oral Interpretation: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1982 (Vol. 43 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 16 titles deal with the following topics: (1) children's theatre activities at Karamu House in Cleveland, Ohio; (2) the development, implementation, and significance of story theatre as a theatrical art form and performance technique; (3) the influence of the Del Sarte system of expression on American acting from 1871 until 1970; (4) modifying creative drama for senior adult participants; (5) music as an integral design element of theatrical production; (6) multimedia projected scenery in three New York City Opera productions directed by Frank Corsaro; (7) contemporary solo performance of Homer's "Iliad" in translation; (8) readers theatre and Japanese No theatre; (9) sexual reform on the American stage in the Progressive Era (1900-1915); (10) the aesthetic receptivity of a dramatic art work; (11) the fairy tale in modern drama; (12) acting problems in creating a role for one-performer biography/drama; (13) conflicting concepts of the Federal Theatre Project; (14) play theory and the performance of literature; (15) images of black women in the plays of black female playwrights from 1950 to 1975; and (16) loneliness as motive, theme, and strategy in American theatre of the 1960s. (FL)
Descriptors: Acting, Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Blacks, Communication Research, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Films, Higher Education, Literature, Music, Oral Interpretation, Playwriting, Production Techniques, Readers Theater, Theater Arts, United States History
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Note: Pages may be marginally legible.