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Deborah Chester

in The Fantasy Fiction Formula

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992880
eISBN:
9781526104199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992880.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Although the alteration of fast scenes and slow sequels will provide some variety of pacing to any story, the speed will also be affected by additional factors such as viewpoint changes and the five ... More


“Yang’s Eight Pieces”: Composing a Musical Set-Piece in a Chinese Local Opera Tradition

Jonathan P. J. Stock

in Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177893
eISBN:
9780199864843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177893.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter provides a close analysis of the song, dramatic action, tune families, and composition of Shanghai opera master Yang Feifei, including: Shanghai Opera and Yang Feifei; Analysis: Jin Yuan ... More


Carousel: The Invasion of the Integrated Musical

Geoffrey Block

in Enchanted Evenings: The Broadway Musical from Show Boat to Sondheim

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167306
eISBN:
9780199849840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167306.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

As early as the 1920s Rodgers strove to create musicals in which songs were thoroughly integrated into a dramatic whole. In his finest efforts with Hart, including On Your Toes and Pal Joey, and in ... More


Introduction Role-Theory, Metatheatre, and the Reception of Drama

in Role-Play and the World as Stage in the Comedia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235484
eISBN:
9781846313967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235484.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about role-theory and metatheatre. The book aims to establish that metatheatrical role-play forms the dramatic action of many ... More


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