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Types of Drama: Plays and Essays by Sylvan…

Types of Drama: Plays and Essays

by Sylvan Barnet, Morton Berman, William Burto

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Includes the following plays:

A Doll's House - Henrik Ibsen
Trifles - Susan Glaspell
Oedipus the King - Sophocles
Doctor Faustus - Christopher Marlowe
The Tragedy of King Lear - Shakespeare
Riders to the Sea - John Millington Synge
Death of a Salesman - Arthur Miller
Dutchman - LeRoi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka)
Equus - Petter Shaffer
Lysistrata - Aristophanes
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare
The Misanthrope - Moliere
The Importance of Being Earnest - Oscar Wilde
Arms and the Man - Bernard Shaw
The Cherry Orchard - Anton Chekhov
Six Characters in Search of an Author - Luigi Pirandello
Wild Strawberries - Ingmar Bergman
Happy Days - Samuel Beckett
The Dumb Waiter - Harold Pinter
'Master Harold'... and the Boys - Athol Fugard
Night, Mother - Marsha Norman
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Types of Drama, 8/e offers a full range of plays from ancient Greece to the present. Like the earlier editions, this collection gives strong representation of such familiar authors as the Greek dramatists, Shakespeare, Ibsen, and O'Neill as well as to contemporary classic authors such as Miller, Williams and Churchill. New to the eighth edition are twenty-eight works including a commedia dell'arte scenario, a Noh play, an opera by Gertrude Stein, a farce by Dario Fo, Elizabeth Robins's neglected Votes for Women , and Suzan-Lori-Parks's newest play, In the Blood . For individuals interested in expanding their knowledge and critical understanding of dramatic performances, their histories and the important role of reviewers.

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