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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Elam traces the h The late twentieth century saw an tbeatre of interest in semiotics, the science of the signs and processes by which we communicate. Randireams rated it really liked it Dec 24, From what he has defined as “dramatic and theatrical sub-codes” the same distinction he had made at the beginning of the book.
Want to Read saving…. Published August 4th by Routledge first published January 28th In fact, all such attempts have so far proved inadequate.
The advantage of this table is that it shows us the extremely complex networks which a simple perfonnance sets up in the theatre. Rahul Sharma rated it it was amazing May 16, Thanks for telling us about the problem. David Hildner rated it really liked it Jan 06, Hamoun Dorfaninezhad rated it liked it Dec 16, Krysta rated it really liked it Sep 02, Mary rated it liked it Nov 30, Annamaria Martinolli rated it really liked it Oct 17, Anas Prambudi rated it it was amazing Jun 10, Elam traces the history of semiotic approaches to performance, from s Prague onwards, and presents a model of theatrical communication.
Elena rated it really liked it Feb 19, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Myfanwy rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Eun Joo rated it liked it Oct 24, Elam next turns his attention to the dramatic text, as indicated One of the chief handicaps was the confusion between text and performance that was often perpetuated by researchers in the field.
The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama by Keir Elam
In the course of his study, he touches upon the ‘logic’ of the drama and the analysis of dramatic discourse. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.
Mak Ka-Fai rated it really liked it Jun 02, Elam’s entire book is based on this fundamental theoretical difference; its two main axes according to the amount ofspace and importance assigned to them are: The late twentieth century saw an explosion of interest in semiotics, the science of the signs and processes by which we communicate.
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In this study, the first of its kind in English, Keir Elam shows how this new ‘science’ can provide a radical shift in our understanding of theatrical performance, one of our richest and most complex forms of communication.
But in fairness, that is pretty much the purpose of the New Accents series. Although a lot of what I wrote in my original review is still correct, I think it was somewhat uncharitable.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. John rated it really semiotivs it Jan 25, 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 borrowing from multiple sub-types of semiotic study e.