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Modern and Contemporary Drama

by Carl H. Klaus (Editor), Bradford S. Field (Editor), Miriam Gilbert (Editor)

Other authors: Edward Albee (Contributor), Imamu Amiri Baraka (Contributor), Bertolt Brecht (Contributor), Georg Büchner (Contributor), Anton Chekhov (Contributor)22 more, Caryl Churchill (Contributor), María Irene Fornés (Contributor), Athol Fugard (Contributor), Federico Garcia Lorca (Contributor), Václav Havel (Contributor), David Henry Hwang (Contributor), Henrik Ibsen (Contributor), Eugène Ionesco (Contributor), Arthur Miller (Contributor), Marsha Norman (Contributor), Sean O'Casey (Contributor), Eugene O'Neill (Contributor), Harold Pinter (Contributor), Luigi Pirandello (Contributor), Ntozake Shange (Contributor), George Bernard Shaw (Contributor), Sam Shepard (Contributor), Tom Stoppard (Contributor), August Strindberg (Contributor), Timberlake Wertenbaker (Contributor), Tennessee Williams (Contributor), August Wilson (Contributor)

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This anthology offers a collection of 28 outstanding modern and contemporary plays. Introductions to each period and dramatist along with photographs and reviews give students a sense of how the plays are staged and witnessed.

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Excellent modern drama anthology. Major plays with succinct introductions followed by reviews contemporary with play's first major performances. Pictures. Now out of print, probably because of high permission fees. Anyone interested in modern drama should read the apparatus in this excellent book.
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Klaus, Carl H.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Field, Bradford S.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Gilbert, MiriamEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Albee, EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baraka, Imamu AmiriContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brecht, BertoltContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Büchner, GeorgContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chekhov, AntonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Churchill, CarylContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fornés, María IreneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fugard, AtholContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Garcia Lorca, FedericoContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Havel, VáclavContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hwang, David HenryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ibsen, HenrikContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ionesco, EugèneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller, ArthurContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Norman, MarshaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Casey, SeanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Neill, EugeneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pinter, HaroldContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pirandello, LuigiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shange, NtozakeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shaw, George BernardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Strindberg, AugustContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wertenbaker, TimberlakeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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