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Definition of "dramatic art" []

  • The art of writing and producing plays (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "dramatic art" in a sentence
  • "Now, let us first note the incapacity of the critic of such an outburst as this to think in terms of the dramatic art – to divine the état d'âme of the speaker, and to recognise the method, and, within bounds, the idiosyncracy of the playwright."
  • "The "Heliodorus" (an obvious allusion to the despoilers of the Papal States and the war-cry of Julius II, Fuori i barbari!) is a splendid work of dramatic art wherein everything is simultaneously composed and expressed with startling clearness and energy."
  • "And, if the reason of the Stagyrite might be equally dark, or equally intelligible in every tongue, the dramatic art and verbal argumentation of the disciple of Socrates, 54 appear to be indissolubly mingled with the grace and perfection of his Attic style."