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Modern British farce : a selective study of British farce from Pinero to the present day

Author: Leslie Smith
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the popular modern dramatists and the continuity of the farce tradition from Pinero to Travers, the Whitehall team and Orton which examines and questions some of the common assumptions  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Leslie, 1929-
Modern British farce.
Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1989
(OCoLC)596565276
Named Person: Arthur Wing Pinero; Arthur Wing Pinero
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Smith
ISBN: 0333448782 9780333448786
OCLC Number: 17228252
Description: xii, 232 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The nature of farce; A.W.Pinero and the Court farces; Ben Travers and the Aldwych farces; Brian Rix and the Whitehall farces; post-Whitehall farces; Joe Orton; farce and contemporary Drama I and II.
Responsibility: Leslie Smith.

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