A short guide to writing about theatre
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New York : Pearson Longman, [2008].
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Book
Physical Desc:
xiii, 175 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
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CMC Quigley Library
PN1707 .F47 2008
CMC Steamboat Reference
PN 1707 .F47 2008
Description
A Short Guide to Writing about Theatre is a succinct introduction to the skills required to write knowledgeably and critically about the theatre. Intended to illuminate the importance of theatre and performance in daily life, A Short Guide to Writing about Theatre engages students with dramatic material as they learn the practical elements of review, analysis, criticism, and research.

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Ferguson, M. L. (2008). A short guide to writing about theatre. New York: Pearson Longman.

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Ferguson, Marcia L. 2008. A Short Guide to Writing About Theatre. New York: Pearson Longman.

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Ferguson, Marcia L, A Short Guide to Writing About Theatre. New York: Pearson Longman, 2008.

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Ferguson, Marcia L. A Short Guide to Writing About Theatre. New York: Pearson Longman, 2008. Print.

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English
ISBN:
9780321136732, 032113673X

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-169) and index.
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