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American playwrights on drama.

Author: Horst Frenz
Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang [1965]
Series: Dramabook.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Twenty-two critical essays on the contemporary state of the drama in the U.S.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: S N Behrman; Maxwell Anderson; Tennessee Williams; Arthur Miller; Elmer Rice; Paul Green; John Howard Lawson; Lorraine Hansberry; Eugene O'Neill; Robinson Jeffers; William Inge; Edward Albee; Archibald MacLeish; Thornton Wilder; Edward Albee; Maxwell Anderson; S N Behrman; Paul Green; Lorraine Hansberry; William Inge; Robinson Jeffers; John Howard Lawson; Archibald MacLeish; Arthur Miller; Eugene O'Neill; Elmer Rice; Thornton Wilder; Tennessee Williams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horst Frenz
ISBN: 0809005409 9780809005406 0809025507 9780809025503
OCLC Number: 273628
Description: xv, 174 pages 20 cm.
Contents: Strindberg and our theatre / Eugene O'Neill --
Working notes and extracts from a fragmentary work diary / Eugene O'Neill --
Poetry in the theatre / Maxwell Anderson --
The social framework / John Howard Lawson --
Nobel Prize address / Eugene O'Neill --
The essence of tragedy / Maxwell Anderson --
Some thoughts on playwriting / Thornton Wilder --
On a streetcar named success / Tennessee Williams --
Symphonic drama / Paul Green --
Tragedy and the common man / Arthur Miller --
The timeless world of a play / Tennessee Williams --
The schizophrenic wonder / William Inge --
The tower beyond tragedy / Robinson Jeffers --
What makes comedy high? / S.N. Behrman --
The poet as playwright / Archibald MacLeish --
American theatre and the human spirit / Elmer Rice --
A platform and a passion or two / Thornton Wilder --
The taste of success / William Inge --
The shadows of the gods / Arthur Miller --
About a trespass on a monument / Archibald MacLeish --
The Negro in the American theatre / Lorraine Hansberry --
Which theatre is the absurd one? / Edward Albee.
Series Title: Dramabook.

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Twenty-two critical essays on the contemporary state of the drama in the U.S.

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