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Performance in Life and Literature

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Written by two leading scholars in the field, this book-centered approach to performance of literature that draws on interpersonal communication theory for its procedure. The book presents a single approach to the development of literary performance that relates to theory and practice in other areas of speech communication: public speaking and conversational analysis.
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Published February 5th 1996 by Pearson (first published January 26th 1996)
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Kristin
Jan 31, 2008 rated it it was ok
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Look at the cover...it looks blue, yes? Yet my students and I all received black and white books; every page (especially the "graphics") looks like someone printed it from the original on a cheap photocopier.

The strategies and terminology in this book are useful for students, but it is organized very poorly and the layout on the page is boring, daunting, and loaded, to say the least.

Chapters aren't broken down well: every chapter covers every aspect of performance, without focusing on small, dig
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