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Tony Kushner's Angels in America.

Author: Nielsen, Ken.
Publisher: Continuum International Pub. 2008.
Series: Continuum modern theatre guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Angels in America 160;paved160;a new way for American theatre160;in its combination of heightened theatricality and politics. 160;160;Tony Kushner has emerged as one of the American theatre39;s leading playwrights and productions worldwide have meant the play has160;become recognised as160;the160;most important American play in decades. 160; With the scope of characters39; sexual, class and religious affiliations in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
Electronic books
Named Person: Tony Kushner
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nielsen, Ken.
ISBN: 1282875248 9781282875241
OCLC Number: 729029988
Description: 1 online resource (152)
Contents: Cover13; --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
General Preface --
1 Background and Context --
2 Analysis and Commentary --
3 Production History --
4 Workshopping the Play --
Timeline 19458211;1993 --
References --
Further Reading --
Index --
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Series Title: Continuum modern theatre guides.

Abstract:

Angels in America 160;paved160;a new way for American theatre160;in its combination of heightened theatricality and politics. 160;160;Tony Kushner has emerged as one of the American theatre39;s leading playwrights and productions worldwide have meant the play has160;become recognised as160;the160;most important American play in decades. 160; With the scope of characters39; sexual, class and religious affiliations in the play,160; Angels in America160; offers a unique160;possibility to discuss the construction of American identity in the late 1980s and 1990s. <br/>160; <br/>This guide provides a comprehensive critical introduction to the play, giving students an overview of the background and context; detailed analysis of the play including its structure, style and characters; analysis of key production issues and choices; overview of the performance history from the first performances of Millennium Approaches and Perestroika to recent productions and the 2003 HBO adaptation; and an annotated guide to further reading highlighting key critical approaches.

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