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By Carl Djerassi

This ebook examines the questions “What can technological know-how do for the theatre?” and “What can the theatre do for science?” which increase demanding situations for either theatre execs and scientists. surprisingly, this e-book offers with performs at the beginning as examining fabric — as texts to be learn on my own or in dramatic readings — instead of emphasizing performances at the degree. Concrete examples are given to illustrate the capability pedagogic price of utilizing the dialogic variety and plot constitution of performs in technological know-how, with a unique concentrate on chemistry.

Very few books have handled the topic of science-in-theatre and almost none with chemistry-in-theatre. Texts of the author's fresh performs, Insufficiency and Phallacy, are integrated of their entirety to supply concrete examples of performs facing genuine (rather than invented) chemistry. Insufficiency represents an instance from the sphere of beer and fizz bubbles, the place the subjects of educational tenure and type in chemistry are analyzed, while in Phallacy, a case background of the similarities and adjustments among technological know-how and paintings is gifted for debate.

Contents:

  • Preface:
    • Plays at the web page instead of Stage
    • Plays facing Chemistry
  • Insufficiency:
    • A Play in nine Scenes
  • Phallacy:
    • A Play in 27 Scenes

Readership: scholars and execs within the fields of technology and theatre, in addition to those people who are drawn to those fields.

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