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The contemporary theatre; the significant playwrights of our time.

Author: Allan Lewis
Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers [1962]
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lewis, Allan.
Contemporary theatre.
New York, Crown Publishers [1962]
(OCoLC)575773329
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Lewis
OCLC Number: 599743
Description: 312 pages 22 cm
Contents: The theatre and society --
The middle-class drama: Ibsen --
Realism and beyond: Strindberg --
The comedy of frustration: Chekov --
The drama of discussion: George Bernard Shaw --
The theatre of socialist realism: Maxim Gorky --
The relativity of truth: Pirandello --
The theatre as temple: T.S. Eliot --
Irish romantic realism: Sean O'Casey --
The French theatre: Giraudoux, Sartre, Camus --
The epic theatre: Bertolt Brecht --
The folklore theatre: García Lorca --
The theatre of the absurd: Beckett, Ionesco, Genêt --
The American scene: Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller.
Responsibility: With a foreword by John Gassner.

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