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By Carl Djerassi

This ebook examines the questions “What can technology do for the theatre?” and “What can the theatre do for science?” which bring up demanding situations for either theatre pros and scientists. surprisingly, this publication offers with performs initially as examining fabric — as texts to be learn by myself or in dramatic readings — instead of emphasizing performances at the level. Concrete examples are given to illustrate the capability pedagogic worth of utilizing the dialogic variety and plot constitution of performs in technological know-how, with a unique specialize in chemistry.

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


  • 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 people who find themselves drawn to those fields.

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