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A critical introduction to twentieth-century American drama / 3. Beyond Broadway.

Author: Christopher W E Bigsby
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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The final volume of Christopher Bigsby's critical account of American drama in the twentieth century.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher W E Bigsby
ISBN: 0521262569 9780521262569 0521242274 9780521242271 0521278961 9780521278966
OCLC Number: 175149789
Description: x,483 S. : ill.
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I. Beyond Broadway: Introduction; 1. Zen, happenings, Artaud, Grotowski; Part II. Performance Theatre: Introduction; 2. The living theatre; 3. The open theatre; 4. The performance group; Part III. The Theatre of Images: Art, Theatre and the Real: Introduction; 5. Robert Wilson; 6. Richard Foreman; 7. Lee Breuer; Part IV. The Playwright: 8. Sam Shepard; 9. David Mamet; Part V. The Theatre of Commitment: Introduction; 10. The San Francisco Mime Troupe; 11. Bread and Puppet; 12. El Teatro Campesino; 13. American Indian theatre; 14. Black theatre; 15. Gay theatre; 16. Women's theatre; Afterword; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: C.W.E. Bigsby.

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'Bigsby's style is lean but dense, pursuing ideas with imagination and fine scholarship. The book is plentiful in detail, rich in insight, and reliable in judgement.' Library Journal 'One of the Read more...

 
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