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This enduring classic in the field of oral interpretation provides students new to the study of performance with a solid foundation in literary analysis and performance. More than 100 classic and contemporary poems, short stories, and dramatic works are included to inspire student performance. The Tenth Edition maintains the authors' philosophy that scholarship, technical know-how, sensitivity, and the desire to share are cornerstones of interpretation. Placing a heightened emphasis on performance studies, this edition also strives to broaden the scope of oral interpretation with frequent references to interests and experiences students may encounter across the curriculum.
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For over fifty years, "Oral Interpretation" has successfully prepared readers to analyze and perform literature through an accessible, step-by-step process. The authors classic commitment to helping readers understand literature then to embody and evoke the work has been refined to offer a more concise, user-friendly process that will help them succeed in their daunting first performance. Updated with a tightly edited collection of classic and contemporary selections, each chapter provides a wide variety of selections for learners at all levels. Chapters devoted to each genre---narrative, poetry, drama, group performance-explore the unique challenges of each form while newly revised chapters on Using the Body and Using the Voice in performance introduce readers to technical exercises to promote performance flexibility.About the Author:
Timothy Gura, Brooklyn College
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin College Div, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110395593298
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin College Div, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: New. 8th. Seller Inventory # DADAX0395593298
Book Description Houghton Mifflin College Div, 1992. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0395593298