nondramatic

nondramatic

(ˌnɒndrəˈmætɪk)
adj
not dramatic or excitingnot related to a drama, esp in entertainment
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The former president's nondramatic, strictly professional approach to the inquiry played a large part in what even Aquino's critics would concede was a successful appearance at the Senate.
The Copyright Royalty Judges on Friday (4/7) published final regulations that set continued, unaltered rates and terms for subpart A configurations subject to the statutory license to use nondramatic musical works to make and distribute phonorecords of those works (the Mechanical License).
All other theatres were limited to producing nondramatic repertoires that relied on song, dance, and the production of spectacles.
Choral Music: Includes all types of nondramatic choral works, in full scores or vocal scores.
If they were trained in nondramatic English poetry of the sixteenth century, they resent being asked to devote two-thirds of their teaching schedule to Plato or Homer or even French drama of the seventeenth century.
The marriage rite, an extended performative utterance by the officiating priest speaking in the liturgical mode, demonstrates the transformative power of nondramatic speech--the very mode of declamation that will come to characterize Straub-Huillet films.
When phonorecords of a nondramatic musical work have been distributed to the public in the United States under the authority of the copyright owner, any other person, including those who make phonorecords .
For more on the representation of time in the sonnets themselves, see Jonathan Hart, "Conflicting Monuments: Time, Beyond Time, and the Poetics of Shakespeare's Dramatic and Nondramatic Sonnets," in In the Company of Shakespeare: Essays on English Renaissance Literature in Honor ofG.
Even in the theatre, though, this presence has often been a poetic one: American dramatists have been assiduous readers of Lorca's plays, but it is frequently his nondramatic poetry that takes center stage.
The relative recession of these devices into the background of life, however, demonstrates the nondramatic and frankly ordinary and non-transcendental status of this voice and, by implication, of the atmospheric character of 21st century media.
exclusive rights: "to play or perform [a nondramatic literary work]
Dramatic adaptations which centre on postcolonial matters resist such neat groupings, both with one another and with nondramatic genres.