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As soon as their dramaturgy is interpreted symbolically all seems to them lost.

The whole Semitic dramaturgy has come to seem to me a work of the imagination.

Dramaturgy, dram′a-tur-ji, n. the principles of dramatic composition: theatrical art.

Ibsen will live, not as a dramaturgist, but as the greatest professor of dramaturgy the world has ever known.

The imaginative equipment of Maeterlinck's dramaturgy is rather limited and, on its face value, trite.

On the whole, Kalidasa was remarkably faithful to the ingenious but somewhat over-elaborate conventions of Indian dramaturgy.

Such a feat in dramaturgy is, perhaps, appreciable only to those who have tried to write plays themselves.

There was a declaration of principles to be formulated out of sagacity and dramaturgy.

WORD ORIGIN

"composition and production of plays," 1801, from French dramaturgie, from Greek dramatourgia, from drama (genitive dramatos) + ergos "worker" (see urge (v.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DRAMATURGY

drama

nountheatrical piece; acting
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