Vocabulary: Dramaturgy – Theater within politics


Title: Last Call
Author: Daniel Okrent
Sentence: But the stage for this final act of dry dramaturgy had been prepared by journalist George Creel, whom Wilson had placed at the head of a malignant propaganda body officially called the Committee of Public Information but known to critics as the "House of Truth."
Page: 100

Word: dramaturgy
Definition:
  • The art of the theater, especially the writing of plays.
   Source: The Free Dictionary

Foreshadowing Orwell’s 1984, Creel said “People do not live by bread alone; they live mostly by slogans.”

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