Raymond Williams' reputation rests mainly on his contribution to literary and cultural studies, but he was also an important critic and theoretician in the field of drama. Drama in Performance, first published in 1954, pioneered a method of dramaturgical rather than literary-critical analysis of plays, locating dramatic texts in the conditions and conventions of their original performance and reading them to disclose their performance potentialities. This method, which anticipated such contemporary developments as ...

Drama in Performance 1991, Open University Press

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Drama in Performance 1973, Penguin Books

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Drama in Performance 1968, C.A.Watts & Co Ltd, London: Watts, 1968

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