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Modern American drama, 1945-1990

Author: C W E Bigsby
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a fresh look at the major figures who have shaped post-war American theatre, from O'Neill through Tennessee Williams to Mamet and Shepard.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C W E Bigsby
ISBN: 0521416493 9780521416498 0521426677 9780521426671
OCLC Number: 24468449
Description: ix, 362 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The absent voice: American drama and the critic --
Eugene O'Neill's Endgame --
Tennessee Williams: the theatricalising self --
Arthur Miller: the moral imperative --
Edward Albee: journey to apocalypse --
A Broadway interlude --
Sam Shepard: imagining America --
David Mamet: all true stories --
The performing self --
Redefining the centre: politics, race, gender.
Responsibility: C.W.E. Bigsby.
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"Bigsby has read the evolving American spirit through its theater. It is a work of enormous encyclopedic breadth, reaching out into the myriad byways of American theater, encompassing all its styles Read more...

 
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