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Modern British dramatists; a collection of critical essays.

Author: John Russell Brown
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1968]
Series: A Spectrum book.; Twentieth century views.
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The view of the new British theater that this book gives,from numerous vantage points, is centered on those works of John Osborne, Harold Pinter, John Arden, and Arnold Wesker that were written in the nineteen-fifties and the first half of the sixties. These studies represent the best of the sustained critical comment.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Brown, John Russell.
Modern British dramatists; a collection of critical essays.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1968]
(OCoLC)573279386
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Russell Brown
OCLC Number: 438406
Description: ix, 176 p. 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / John Russell Brown --
The early fifties / John Russell Taylor --
New English drama / Raymond Williams --
The hidden face of violence / Tom Milne --
Look back in anger / A.E. Dyson --
Godot and his children : the theatre of Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter / Martin Esslin --
Drama with a message : Arnold Wesker / Laurence Kitchen --
John Arden / John Russell Taylor --
Arden's stagecraft / Albert Hunt --
Arden's unsteady ground / Richard Gilman --
The ascension of John Osborne / Charles Marowitz --
Dialogue in Pinter and others / John Russell Brown --
The homecoming : kith and kin / Hugh Nelson --
The English stage / Robert Brustein.
Series Title: A Spectrum book.; Twentieth century views.

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The view of the new British theater that this book gives,from numerous vantage points, is centered on those works of John Osborne, Harold Pinter, John Arden, and Arnold Wesker that were written in the nineteen-fifties and the first half of the sixties. These studies represent the best of the sustained critical comment.

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