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Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater : 1930-2010

Author: James Fisher
Publisher: Lanham [Md.] : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, 2011.
Series: Historical dictionaries of literature and the arts.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From legends like Eugene O'Neill, Tennessee Williams, and Arthur Miller to successful present-day playwrights like Neil LaBute, Tony Kushner, and David Mamet, some of the most important names in the history of theater are from the past 80 years. Contemporary American theater has produced some of the most memorable, beloved, and important plays in history, including Death of a Salesman, A Streetcar Named Desire,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fisher, James, 1950-
Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater : 1930-2010.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., ©2011
(DLC) 2010048180
(OCoLC)689858509
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Fisher
ISBN: 9780810879508 0810879506
OCLC Number: 731646675
Description: 1 online resource (lvi, 942 pages).
Contents: Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater: 1930-2010: Volume 1: A-L; Contents; Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgments; Reader's Note; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater: 1930-2010: Volume 2: M-Z; Contents; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; Bibliography; About the Author.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of literature and the arts.
Responsibility: James Fisher.

Abstract:

From legends like Eugene O'Neill, Tennessee Williams, and Arthur Miller to successful present-day playwrights like Neil LaBute, Tony Kushner, and David Mamet, some of the most important names in the history of theater are from the past 80 years. Contemporary American theater has produced some of the most memorable, beloved, and important plays in history, including Death of a Salesman, A Streetcar Named Desire, Barefoot in the Park, Our Town, The Crucible, A Raisin in theSun, and The Odd Couple. Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater presents the plays and personages, movement.

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