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American plays and playwrights of the contemporary theatre

Author: Allan Lewis
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©1965.
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Lewis, Allan.
American plays and playwrights of the contemporary theatre.
New York, Crown Publishers [1965]
(OCoLC)574794956
Named Person: Clifford Odets; Tennessee Williams; Irwin Shaw; Sidney Kingsley; Thornton Wilder; Elmer Rice; Edward Albee; Archibald MacLeish; William Saroyan; S N Behrman; Lillian Hellman; Arthur Miller; Eugene O'Neill; Paddy Chayefsky; William Inge; Edward Albee; S N Behrman; Paddy Chayefsky; Lillian Hellman; William Inge; Sidney Kingsley; Archibald MacLeish; Arthur Miller; Clifford Odets; Eugene O'Neill; Elmer Rice; William Saroyan; Irwin Shaw; Thornton Wilder; Tennessee Williams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Lewis
OCLC Number: 174898
Description: 272 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Eugene O'Neill: "The purpose of playing" --
ch. 2. Arthur Miller: return to the self --
ch. 3. Tennessee Williams: the freedom of the senses --
ch. 4. Thornton Wilder and William Saroyan: the comic vein and "courage for survival" --
ch. 5. Fun and games of Edward Albee --
ch. 6. Survivors of the Depression: Hellman, Odets, Shaw --
ch. 7. Man's relation to God: MacLeish, Chayefsky --
ch. 8. Tired deans: Elmer Rice and S.N. Behrman --
ch. 9. Emergent deans: Kingsley, Inge, and company --
ch. 10. Broadway's' boys --
ch. 11. Refugees from television --
ch. 12. New-play madness and some new voices --
ch. 13. Musical theatre: heirs to Richard Rodgers --
ch. 14. Off-Broadway theatre and the topical revue --
ch. 15. Trends of the decade.
Other Titles: American plays and playwrights of the contemporary theater
Responsibility: by Allan Lewis.

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