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New trends in 20th century drama; a survey since Ibsen and Shaw.

Author: Frederick Lumley
Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1967.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [3d ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lumley, Frederick, 1927-
New trends in 20th century drama.
New York, Oxford University Press, 1967
(OCoLC)646949477
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Lumley
OCLC Number: 330001
Notes: Previous editions published under title: Trends in 20th century drama.
Description: 398 pages portraits 23 cm
Contents: The drama since Ibsen and Shaw --
The mask and face of Luigi Pirandello --
A dramatist of optimism: Jean Giraudoux --
The discovery of Paul Claudel --
From expressionism to epic theatre --
A Spanish tragedy: Federico Garcia Lorca --
The Cocteau legend --
A dramatist in the wilderness: Eugene O'Neill --
T.S. Eliot as dramatist --
Existence in theory: Jean-Paul Sartre --
"This fever called living"-Armand Salacrou and Jean Anouilh --
Broadway Cortège-Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller --
The case against Beckett --
Anti-theatre: Eugène Ionesco; Jean Genet; Arthur Adamov --
The invective of John Osborne --
The conscience of the neutrals: Max Frisch and Friedrich Durrenmatt --
The theatre of disturbance: Peter Weiss --
Britain. John Whiting; John Arden; Harold Pinter; Arnold Wesker; Peter Shaffer; Christopher Fry; James Bridie; Sean O'Casey; Robert Bolt; Graham Greene; N.F. Simpson; Peter Ustinov; Terence Rattigan; J.B. Priestley; Brendan Behan; Shelagh Delaney, Auden and Isherwood; Ann Jellicoe; Henry Livings; David Rudkin, James Saunders, Giles Cooper; John Mortimer; Bernard Kops --
U.S.A. Edward Albee; Thornton Wilder; Jack Gelber; Kenneth H. Brown; William Inge; Arthur Kopit; Elmer Rice; Robert Emmet Sherwood; Clifford Odets; Maxwell Anderson; Philip Barry; William Saroyan; James Baldwin; Jack Richardson; Murray Schisgal --
France. Henry de Montherlant; Albert Camus; Francois Billetdoux; Gabriel Marcel; Marcel Pagnol; Emmanuel Roblès, Georges Bernanos --
Other European countries. Germany and Austria: Martin Walser; Fritz Hochwälder; Rolf Hochhuth; Italy: Ugo Betti; Poland: Slawomir Mrozek; Spain: Jacinto Benavente; Denmark: Kaj Munk; Nordahl Greig --
Theatre and mass media.
Other Titles: Trends in 20th century drama

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