By Keith Sanger

The Language of Drama
* applies modern linguistic learn to a variety of performs, cleaning soap operas and screenplays, starting from Shakespeare to Stoppard, Coronation Street to The Archers * is written in a transparent, effortless sort through a training instructor * is illustrated all through with specifically commissioned art through a Viz cartoonist * combines functional actions with texts, through commentaries and recommendations for extra actions.

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