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Around the absurd : essays on modern and postmodern drama

Author: Enoch Brater; Ruby Cohn
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1990.
Series: Theater--theory/text/performance.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Original essays honoring Martin Esslin, author of a seminal book on the theater of the absurd.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Around the absurd.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)551692499
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Enoch Brater; Ruby Cohn
ISBN: 0472102052 9780472102051
OCLC Number: 22114566
Description: viii, 316 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Around the absurd / Ruby Cohn --
Dagny and Lulu / Jan Kott --
Maeterlinck in the light of the absurd / Katharine Worth --
O'Neill and absurdity / Linda Ben-Zvi --
Tradition and innovation in Ionesco's La Cantatrice chauve / James Knowlson --
Late modernism ; Samuel Beckett and the art of the oeuvre / H. Porter Abbott --
Beckett, Shakespeare, and the making of theory / Charles R. Lyons --
Harold Pinter/politics / Benedict Nightingale --
Peter Barnes and the problem of goodness / Bernard F. Dukore --
A trick of the light : Tom Stoppard's Hapgood and postabsurdist theater / Hersh Zeifman --
Hen in a foxhouse : the absurdist plays of Maria Irene Fornes / Toby Silverman Zinman --
The internationalization of the Paris stage / Rosette C. Lamont --
Framing actuality : thirty years of experimental theater, 1959-89 / Theodore Shank --
The absurd, to and fro / Bernard Weiner --
The oversight of ceaseless eyes / Herbert Blau --
After the absurd : rethinking realism and a few other isms / Enoch Brater.
Series Title: Theater--theory/text/performance.
Responsibility: edited by Enoch Brater and Ruby Cohn.

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Original essays honoring Martin Esslin, author of a seminal book on the theater of the absurd.

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