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Bigsby, C. W. E.

Overview
Works: 189 works in 973 publications in 1 language and 36,102 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Fiction  Drama  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Compiler, Editor, Other, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Interviewer, Speaker, Publishing director
Classifications: PS3525.I5156, 812.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by C. W. E Bigsby
Modern American drama, 1945-2000 by C. W. E Bigsby ( )
26 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 2,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes discussions of Eugene O'Neil, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee, Sam Shepard and others
The Cambridge companion to Arthur Miller by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
61 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This revised and updated edition includes Miller's late work and the key productions and criticism since the playwright's death in 2005
Contemporary American playwrights by C. W. E Bigsby ( )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fascinating exploration of ten contemporary American playwrights: John Guare (House of Blue Leaves), Tina Howe (Museum), Tony Kushner (Angels in America), Emily Mann (Anulla: An Autobiography), Richard Nelson (An American Comedy), Marsha Norman (The Secret Garden), David Rabe (In the Boom Boom Room), Paula Vogel (Desdemona: A Play about a Handkerchief), Wendy Wasserstein (The Sisters Rosenzweig), and Lanford Wilson (Talley's Folly)
A critical introduction to twentieth-century American drama by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
20 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur Miller : 1915-1962 by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: This is the long-awaited biography of one of the twentieth century's greatest playwrights, Arthur Miller, whose postwar decade of work earned him international critical and popular acclaim. Christopher Bigsby's gripping, meticulously researched biography examines his refusal to name names before the notorious House on Un-American Activities Committee, offers new insights into Miller's marriage to Marilyn Monroe, and sheds new light on how their relationship informed Miller's subsequent great plays
The Black American writer by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
14 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cambridge history of American theatre ( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first multi-volume history of the American theatre to have been published, The Cambridge History of American Theatre is an authoritative and wide-ranging history of American theatre in all its dimensions from theatre buildings to playwriting, directors, and designers. Engaging the theatre as a performance art, a cultural institution, and a fact of American social and political life, the History, recognizes changing styles of presentation and performance, and addresses the economic context that conditions the drama presented. Volume One brings together the work of ten major authorities on American theatre and drama. Like each of the three volumes, volume one includes an extensive overview and timeline followed by chapters on specific aspects of American theatre up to c. 1870. The American Society for Theatre Research has awarded the Barnard Hewitt Award for Outstanding Research to The Cambridge History of American Theatre, Volume 1
Edward Albee : a collection of critical essays by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
11 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays to help you understand and appreciate the works of Edward Albee
Modern American drama, 1945-1990 by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
19 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beautiful dreamer : a novel by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
..."unflinchingly explores a mushrooming tragedy that begins when a black man walks through the front door of a white-owned store in turn-of-the-century rural Tennessee..." -Publishers Weekly
Confrontation and commitment; a study of contemporary American drama 1959-66 by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
17 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The portable Arthur Miller by Arthur Miller ( Book )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of writing by Arthur Miller over the course of sixty years, from the 1930s through the 1990s, including the complete texts of some of his well-known plays, such as "The Crucible," and "Death of a Salesman," and a radio drama previously thought to be lost
Dada & Surrealism by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
18 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Superculture : American popular culture and Europe by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
18 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur Miller : a critical study by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Christopher Bigsby explores the entirety of Arthur Miller's work, including plays, poetry, fiction and films, in this comprehensive and stimulating study. Drawing on interviews conducted over the last twenty years, on unique rehearsal material and research archives, he paints a compelling picture of how Miller's works were influenced by and created in the light of events of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This is an enjoyable insight into a great playwright that will interest both theatregoers and students of modern drama."--Jacket
Approaches to popular culture ( Book )
15 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cambridge companion to David Mamet by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This collection of specially written essays offers both student and theatregoer a guide to one of the most celebrated American dramatists working today. The volume covers the full range of Mamet's writing, as well as his films, including Homicide and The Spanish Prisoner. Additional chapters also explore Mamet and acting, Mamet as director, his fiction, and a survey of Mamet criticism. The Companion to David Mamet is an introduction which will prepare the reader for future work by this writer."--Jacket
Contemporary English drama ( Book )
12 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Osborne - Harold Pinter - Joe Orton - Tom Stoppard - Edward Bond - John McGrath - Caryl Churchill - Trevor Griffiths
Arthur Miller : 1962-2005 by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the final half of Arthur Miller's captivating story, covering his life from 1962 to his death in 2005, Christopher Bigsby maps out the journey of Miller's life and work. Shedding new light on Miller's complexities, and revealing unknown facts about his public and private life, Bigsby shares new insights and perspectives crucial to an understanding of one of the world's greatest playwrights
The second Black renaissance : essays in Black literature by C. W. E Bigsby ( Book )
8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bigsby, C. W. E.
Bigsby, C. W. E. 1941-
Bigsby, Chris W. 1941-
Bigsby, Christopher.
Bigsby, Christopher, 1941-
Bigsby, Christopher W.
Bigsby, Christopher William Edgar
Bigsby, Christopher William Edgar, 1941-
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Languages
English (369)
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