nondramatic

nondramatic

(ˌnɒndrəˈmætɪk)
adj
not dramatic or excitingnot related to a drama, esp in entertainment
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cal adaptations of nondramatic material were selected for the showcase.
It is worth noting, just by way of conclusion, that despite modern scholarship's preference for Browning's nondramatic writings, it is for good reason that it is commonplace to view his oeuvre through the lens of his "dramatic imagination." (38) Of course, he authored plays such as Strafford and Pippa Passes, but also the various titles that he gave to his collections of poetry push in precisely this direction, Dramatic Lyrics, Dramatic Romances, Dramatis Personae, and Dramatic Idyls all blurring the usual distinction drawn between dramatic and nondramatic verse.
For a suggestion of the various ways that literary patronage operated, see Edwin Haviland Miller, The Professional Writer in Elizabethan England: A Study of Nondramatic Literature (Cambridge, MA, 1959), 94-136; all references to the plays are to J.B.
Claire regarded theatrical texts as uniquely suited to "resisting the creation of constricted subject positions through the self-conscious performance of subversive identities." (16) This monograph, however, sees this performativity latent in texts conventionally considered nondramatic, such as The Book of Margery Kempe.
Choral Music: Includes all types of nondramatic choral works, in full scores or vocal scores.
In providing such observations, Rutter hopes to "modify the dominant view of Shakespeare's sources for this play," which focuses on nondramatic materials, along with Marlowe's play (27-28).
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.
Focusing on 'a broad range of nondramatic literature--penitential manuals, dream visions, religious allegories, mystical literature, devotional treatises, and lyrics' (p.
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.
construed to recognize only two nondramatic music-related works for
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.