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Twentieth-century drama dialogue as ordinary talk : speaking between the lines / Susan Mandala.

Author/Creator:
Mandala, Susan, 1968-
Publication:
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 138 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Dialogue.
Pinter, Harold, 1930- Homecoming.
Wesker, Arnold, 1932 -- -Roots.
Rattigan, Terence. In praise of love.
Ayckbourn, Alan, 1939- Just between ourselves.
Discourse analysis, Literary.
Conversation analysis.
Contents:
Drama dialogue and talk
Approaches to talk
Lifting the smokescreen : the language of conversation in Harold Pinter's The homecoming
Language and social class in Arnold Wesker's Roots
Brave silences : understanding what is not said in Terence Rattigan's In praise of love
Talking at the edge : Alan Ayckbourn's Just between ourselves
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [121]-133) and index.
ISBN:
0754651053 (alk. paper)
9780754651055 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
87737833
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