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ERIC Number: ED238073
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Theatre and Oral Interpretation: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1983 (Vol. 44 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 17 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the relative effects of two creative drama approaches on the dramatic behavior and mental imagery ability of elementary school students; (2) the history of the American Educational Theatre Association; (3) the woman director in the contemporary, professional theatre; (4) the theatrical origins of psychodrama; (5) drama, celebration, and aging; (6) Zen and the art of oral interpretation; (7) playwrights in production; (8) a Lessac system model for the teaching and study of standard British, Cockney, and Irish stage dialects; (9) the effects of preperformance materials on the child's ability to respond to a theatrical performance; (10) the relationship between the white critic and the black theatre from 1959 to 1969; (11) the bodily action research of Ray L. Birdwhistell and Paul Ekman; (12) guided design as applied to a theatre history course; (13) the Paper Bag Players, a theatre for children; and (14) the living theatre in the United States. (MM)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.