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Modern American drama, 1945-2000

Author: C W E Bigsby
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2000.
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Includes discussions of Eugene O'Neil, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee, Sam Shepard and others.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C W E Bigsby
ISBN: 0521790891 9780521790895 0521794102 9780521794107
OCLC Number: 43648629
Description: xii, 453 p. ; 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 --
Beyond Broadway.
Responsibility: C.W.E. Bigsby.
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New edition of Modern American Drama completes the survey and comes up to 2000.  Read more...

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From the first edition: 'This is both a biographical history of the American playwrights treated, and a highly perceptive factual rendering of the development of American drama in the past half Read more...

 
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