Offstage space, narrative, and the theater of the imagination by William E. Gruber

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Offstage action (Drama),
  • Drama -- Technique,
  • Narration (Rhetoric)

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Book details

StatementWilliam Gruber.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1696 .G78 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23668045M
ISBN 109780230622890
LC Control Number2009030402

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