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A critical introduction to twentieth-century American drama. 1, 1900-1940

Author: C W E Bigsby
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eugene O'Neill - Clifford Odets - Left-wing theatre - Black drama - Thornton Wilder - Lillian Hellman - Luigi Pirandello - Arthur Miller.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C W E Bigsby
ISBN: 0521271169 9780521271165
OCLC Number: 59240193
Description: ix, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Provinceton: the birth of twentieth-century American drama; 2. Eugene O'Neill; 3. The theatre guild and its playwrights; 4. The group theatre and Clifford Odets; 5. Left-wing theatre; 6. The federal theatre and the living newspaper; 7. Black drama; 8. Thornton Wilder; 9. Lillian Hellman; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: C.W.E. Bigsby.

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American drama's maturation into a respected and vital art form is chronicled in this critical trilogy encompassing major trends and playwrights of the 20th century.  Read more...

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