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Drama and commitment; politics in the American theatre of the thirties.

Author: Gerald Rabkin
Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1964.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rabkin, Gerald.
Drama and commitment.
Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1964
(OCoLC)586930404
Named Person: John Howard Lawson; Maxwell Anderson; Clifford Odets; S N Behrman; Elmer Rice; Maxwell Anderson; S N Behrman; John Howard Lawson; Clifford Odets; Elmer Rice
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Rabkin
OCLC Number: 270003
Description: 322 pages 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: The problem of political commitment --
The committed decade and its drama --
Theatre union: theatre is a weapon --
The group theatre: theatre is collective art --
The federal theatre: theatre is men working --
The road to Marxist commitment: John Howard Lawson --
The road from Marxist commitment: Clifford Odets --
S.N. Behrman: no time for comedy? --
Elmer Rice and the seriousness of drama --
The political paradox of Maxwell Anderson --
Epilogue: the problem today.

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