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It made you feel what? Using structure to convey theme : playscript and exegesis

Grossetti, Adam Gordon (2007) It made you feel what? Using structure to convey theme : playscript and exegesis. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

The exegesis and accompanying playscript 3606202 is concerned with how the structural framework of a play might be manipulated to help deliver a writer's response to global events. The exegesis looks at examples of writers who have responded to global events over the last several decades and examines as a case study the structure of Caryl Churchill's play Far Away. The writer then applies a similar structural blueprint to the writing of his play 3606202 and reflects on the outcomes such a structure achieved. As part of this reflection, the exegesis explores how the writer's desire to respond to global events led him to consider the impacts of structure on the sub-textual articulation of themes within a playscript. The exegesis concludes by detailing the findings of an experiment conducted at the reading of his play and its professional presentation within the Wharf2Loud season at the Sydney Theatre Company.

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ID Code: 16630
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Bolland, Craig& Makeham, Paul
Keywords: playwriting, structure, theme, Caryl Churchill, political theatre
Divisions: Current > Schools > Creative Writing & Literary Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Department: Faculty of Creative Industries
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright Adam Gordon Grossetti
Deposited On: 03 Dec 2008 14:07
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2011 05:50

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