ELAM, KEIR. The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama. London and New York,. Metheun, pages. Now and then a book comes out which opens a new . : The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama (New Accents) ( ): Keir Elam: Books. KEIR ELAM. The Semiotics o/Theatre and Drama. London and New York: Methuen. In a previous article published in (Sub-stance, 18/19), Keir Elam.
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To ask other readers questions about The Semiotics of Theatre and Dramaplease sign up. Nathan Howell rated it really liked it Dec 14, From the brief historical overview in his first two chapters.
Randireams rated it really liked it Dec 24, One of the principle points made throughout this book is the number of challenges inherent in semiotic analysis sejiotics theatre as live performance, partially because of the singularity of live performance, and partially because of the multiple semiotic codes ane simultaneously in theatre.
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From what I read, Elam seems to take the principles of semiotics–which one can get pretty thoroughly from a book like Barthes’ Elements of Semiotics–and apply them to the theatre as a complex system of signs dlam from multiple sub-types of semiotic study kwir.
Elam devotes considerable space to this second point in his third chapter, no longer dealing with the theatrical sign, but tackling the much broader issue of theatrical communication.
The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama by Keir Elam
Allison rated it really liked it Mar 30, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But in fairness, that is pretty much the purpose of the New Accents series. Kassy rated it really liked it Feb 15, Much praised for its accessibility, The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama remains a ‘must-read’ text for all those semkotics in the analysis of theatrical performance.
One of the chief handicaps was the confusion between text and performance that was often perpetuated by researchers in the field. This edition also includes a new post-script by the author, looking at the fate of theatre semiotics since the publication of this book, and a fully updated bibliography.
Be the first to ask a question about The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama. Elam traces the history of semiotic approaches to performance, from s Prague onwards, and presents a model of theatrical communication.
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