- dramaturgy "composition and production of plays," 1801, from Fr. dramaturgie, from Gk. dramatourgia, from drama (gen. dramatos) + ergos "worker."
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Dramaturgy — Dram a*tur gy, n. [Gr. ? dramatic composition; ? drama + a root akin to E. work: cf. F. dramaturgie.] The art of dramatic composition and representation. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
dramaturgy — index histrionics Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
dramaturgy — dramaturgy, dramaturgical perspective A theoretical position, often allied to symbolic interactionism , role theory, and the work of Erving Goffman , which uses the stage and the theatre as its key organizing metaphor. The idea that ‘all the… … Dictionary of sociology
dramaturgy — [dram′ə tʉr΄jē, drä′mətʉr′jē] n. [Ger dramaturgie < Gr dramatourgia < dramatourgos, dramatist, orig., contriver < drama (see DRAMA) + ergon, WORK] the art of writing plays or producing them dramaturgic adj. dramaturgical dramaturgically… … English World dictionary
Dramaturgy — For a meaning of this word in sociology, see dramaturgy (sociology). Dramaturgy is the art of dramatic composition and the representation of the main elements of drama on the stage. Dramaturgy is a distinct practice separate from play writing and … Wikipedia
dramaturgy — dramaturgic, dramaturgical, adj. dramaturgically, adv. /dram euh terr jee, drah meuh /, n. the craft or the techniques of dramatic composition. [1795 1805; < Gk dramatourgía dramatic composition, equiv. to dramaturg(ós) playwright + ia Y3. See… … Universalium
dramaturgy — noun Etymology: German Dramaturgie, from Greek dramatourgia dramatic composition, from dramat , drama + ourgia urgy Date: 1801 the art or technique of dramatic composition and theatrical representation • dramaturgic or dramaturgical adjective •… … New Collegiate Dictionary
dramaturgy — noun The art of dramatic composition for the stage … Wiktionary
dramaturgy — art of producing and staging dramatic works Sciences and Studies … Phrontistery dictionary
dramaturgy — dramÂ·aÂ·turÂ·gy || drÃ¦mÉ™â€štÉœËdÊ’Éª n. art of writing and producing plays … English contemporary dictionary