Theater of the Mind: Imagination, Aesthetics, and American Radio Drama

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For generations, fans and critics have characterized classic American radio drama as a "theater of the mind." This book unpacks that characterization by recasting the radio play as an aesthetic object within its unique historical context. In Theater of the Mind , Neil Verma applies an array of critical methods to more than six thousand recordings to produce a vivid new account of radio drama from the Depression to the Cold War. In this sweeping exploration of dramatic conventions, Verma investigates legendary dramas by ...

Theater of the Mind: Imagination, Aesthetics, and American Radio Drama 2012, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226853512

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Theater of the Mind: Imagination, Aesthetics, and American Radio Drama 2012, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226853505

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