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- ISBN: 9780205582860 | 0205582869
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/2/2009
For over fifty years,Oral Interpretationhas successfully prepared readers to analyze and perform literature through an accessible, step-by-step process. The authors classic commitment to helping readersunderstandliterature then toembodyandevokethe work has been refined to offer a more concise, user-friendly process that will help them succeed in their daunting first performance. Updated with a tightly edited collection of classic and contemporary selections, each chapter provides a wide variety of selections for learners at all levels. Chapters devoted to each genre---narrative, poetry, drama, group performanceexplore the unique challenges of each form while newly revised chapters on Using the Body and Using the Voice in performance introduce readers to technical exercises to promote performance flexibility.