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Twentieth-Century American Dramatists

Fourth Series (Dictionary of Literary Biography)

by Christopher J. Wheatley

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Published by Thomson Gale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries,
  • Reference,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • Dramatists, American,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Bio-bibliography,
  • 20th century,
  • American drama

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8146679M
    ISBN 100787660108
    ISBN 109780787660109

    Twentieth-century theatre describes a period of great change within the theatrical culture of the 20th century, mainly in Europe and North America. There was a widespread challenge to long-established rules surrounding theatrical representation; resulting in the development of many new forms of theatre. There was a vast array of activity in American theatre during the twentieth century, when work produced in the United States reached the height of its significance and influence within the world repertoire. Presenting an overview of criticism on the full range of twentieth-century American drama .

    Buy American Drama of the Twentieth Century (Longman Literature In English Series) 1 by Berkowitz, Gerald M. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.1/5(1). The revolutionary period is notable for the political writings of Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Paine. Thomas Jefferson's United States Declaration of Independence solidified his status as a key American writer.

    Twentieth Century American Dramatists Part 1 A - J. Detroit: Gale Research, Hardcover. 1st edition. Oversized. Very good in cloth. Edges and corners have slight wear. Stamped by the publisher in red on endpapers and title page. p. w/illustrations, selected bibliography of works, brief bibliography of works about the dramatists. Very : John Macnicholas.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Twentieth-century American drama by, , Prentice Hall edition, Hardcover in English Twentieth-Century American Drama ( edition) | Open Library.


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A Critical Introduction to Twentieth-Century American Drama: Volume 2, Williams, Miller, Albee. This is the second volume in Christopher Bigsby's critical history of the important American 5/5(1). The central subject of American drama is, arguably, the American family.

From Royall Tyler's colonial comedy The Contrast () to August Wilson's King Hedley II. About this book. This Companion provides an original and authoritative survey of twentieth-century American drama studies, written by some of the best scholars and critics in the field.

Balances consideration of canonical material with discussion of works by. In this book Professor Berkowitz studies the diversity of American drama from the stylistic, experimental plays of O'Neill, through verse, tragedy and community theatre, to the theatre of the s.

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Get this from a library. Twentieth-century American dramatists. Second series. [Christopher J Wheatley; Gale Research Inc.;] -- Represents the diversity and productivity of American drama since The careers of playwrights whose works achieved notable popularity as well as critical success are presented in some detail.

Pages in category "20th-century American dramatists and playwrights" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately 1, total. This list. Book Description. In this book Professor Berkowitz studies the diversity of American drama from the stylistic, experimental plays of O'Neill, through verse, tragedy and community theatre, to the theatre of the s.

The discussions range through dramatists, plays, genres and themes, with full supporting appendix material.Brand new Book. This is the second volume in Christopher Bigsby's critical history of the important American dramatists and theatrical movements in the twentieth-century.

Volume 1 brought the story to and included the last plays of O'Neill. In two further volumes Dr Bigsby covers the period from onwards/5(5). This Companion provides an authoritative survey of twentieth-century American drama studies.

Comprising over 30 original essays written by some of the best scholars and critics in the field, it emphasizes research and in-depth analysis, and is informed by debates drawn from past and present dramaturgical discussions/5(5).