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Contemporary American drama

Author: Annette J Saddik
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007.
Series: Edinburgh critical guides to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive historical, social, political, and aesthetic view of the development of contemporary theatre as an experimental theatre of multiplicity, inclusion and diversity.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Saddik, Annette J., 1966-
Contemporary American drama.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)607785229
Online version:
Saddik, Annette J., 1966-
Contemporary American drama.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608249435
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annette J Saddik
ISBN: 9780748624942 0748624945 9780748624935 0748624937
OCLC Number: 144596379
Description: xvii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Experimental Innovations After the Second World War --
Ch. 2. Revisiting the American Dream --
Ch. 3. African-American Theatre: Voices from the Margins --
Ch. 4. Avant-Garde Theatre Groups: Revolutions in Performance --
Ch. 5. Postmodern Presentations: Questioning Boundaries of Representation --
Ch. 6. Politics of Identity and Exclusion --
Ch. 7. Fragmented Representations of American Identity in the Theatre of the Vietnam War --
Ch. 8. 'NEA Four' and Performance Art: Making Visible the Invisible.
Series Title: Edinburgh critical guides to literature.
Responsibility: Annette J. Saddik.
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