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. .
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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|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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