Communicating Literature: An Introduction to Oral Interpretation
The performance of literature discipline seems as vibrant and innovative as ever. The new sixth edition of Communicating Literature: An Introduction to Oral Interpretation reflects changes in the performance of literature since the first edition was published in 1991.
The publication offers a communication-oriented definition of oral interpretation, a basic rudimentary statement of oral interpretation essentials and a link between oral interpretation and acting. Featuring a personal and direct writing style, Communicating Literature: An Introduction to Oral Interpretation:Emphasizes the focus of performance studies needs to retain the communicative intent in literature.
Each performance text should have an argument, a thesis, a premise, a theme, a communicative center. Is suitable for lower division courses in oral interpretation, storytelling, and performance studies. Is student friendly! Each chapter includes assignment suggestions and exercises to assist the reader in comprehending issues and concepts. Is contemporary! The text includes a companion website that houses examples of prose, poetry, program oral interpretation, and duo interpretation. Features NEW content! The text includes an expanded discussion and outlets / suggestions for dealing with stage fright; examples of the changing notion of what comprises a ""text""; a new section on multicultural interpretation and expanded notions about competing in forensics tournament; more samples of multi-ethnic literature to demonstrate applications; career opportunities and community service outlets; and more.