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By Carl Djerassi

This e-book examines the questions “What can technological know-how do for the theatre? ” and “What can the theatre do for technological know-how? ” which elevate demanding situations for either theatre pros and scientists. surprisingly, this ebook bargains with performs at the start as interpreting 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 aptitude pedagogic worth of utilizing the dialogic variety and plot constitution of performs in technological know-how, with a distinct concentrate on chemistry. only a 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 provide concrete examples of performs facing real (rather than invented) chemistry. Insufficiency represents an instance from the sector of beer and poo bubbles, the place the themes of educational tenure and model in chemistry are analyzed, while in Phallacy, a case heritage of the similarities and transformations among technological know-how and paintings is gifted for debate.

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