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Radio Drama

3.56 of 5 stars 3.56  ·  rating details  ·  9 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Radio Drama brings together the practical skills needed for radio drams, such as directing, writing and sound design, with media history and communication theory.
Challenging the belief that sound drama is a 'blind medium', Radio Drama shows how experimentation in radio narrative has blurred the dividing line between fiction and reality in modern media. Using extracts from
Paperback, 296 pages
Published September 9th 1999 by Routledge
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Dec 11, 2007 Wendy rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: people interested in the history of radio drama
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This is a bit of a mixed bag of a book. There's lots of fascinating material about the history of radio drama, and quite a bit of discussion about the unique capabilities of radio drama as an art form. However, the book has a more academic take than I'd have ideally liked - I'd have preferred slightly less literary theory, and slightly more literary practice. The chapters of the book that do deal with the nitty gritty of writing and producing a radio play have a sketchy, disconnected quality, as ...more
This book was alright. It had some interesting things to say about linguistic theory in connection with radio, but it didn't seem completely thought through. Also, there was a lot about radio documentary? This seemed completely off topic to both the title of the book and everything in it (and also uninteresting). All in all, a good resource to begin with, but don't take it as infallible.
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