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A Treasury of the theatre : an anthology of great plays from Aeschylus to Hebbel

Author: Burns Mantle; Philo M Buck, Jr.; John Gassner; Hazel Stewart Alberson
Publisher: New York : Distributed by the Dryden Press : Published by Simon and Schuster, [©1940]
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Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Treasury of the theatre.
New York : Distributed by the Dryden Press ; published by Simon and Schuster, [©1940]
(OCoLC)613093738
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Burns Mantle; Philo M Buck, Jr.; John Gassner; Hazel Stewart Alberson
OCLC Number: 335675
Notes: Continuously paged.
A revised and adapted version of the 1935 edition edited by Burns Mantle and John Gassner.
Description: 2 volumes ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. Ibsen to Odets: Awake and sing! / Clifford Odets. --
The green pastures / Marc Connelly. --
Elizabeth the Queen / Maxwell Anderson. --
What price glory? / Laurence Stallings, Maxwell Anderson. --
Anna Christie / Eugene O'Neill. --
Escape / John Galsworthy. --
Candida / G.B. Shaw. --
Riders to the sea / John Millington Synge. --
The importance of being earnest / Oscar Wilde. --
Six characters in search of an author / Luigi Pirandello. --
Liliom / Ferenc Molnar. --
Cyrano de Bergerac / Edmond Rostand. --
The lower depths / Maksim Gorky. --
The cherry orchard / Anton Chekhov. --
The weavers / Gerhart Hauptmann. --
The father / August Strindberg. --
Hedda Gabler / Henrik Ibsen. v. 2. Aeschylus to Hebbel: Maria Magdalena / Friedrich Hebbel. --
Faust, Part I / Goethe. --
The way of the world / William Congreve. --
Phaedra / Jean Racine. --
The misanthrope / Molière. --
The Duchess of Malfi / John Webster. --
Volpone / Ben Jonson. --
Hamlet / William Shakespeare. --
Everyman / Anonymous. --
Abraham and Isaac / Anonymous. --
Shakuntala / Kalidasa. --
Job / Anonymous. --
The menaechmi / Plautus. --
Lysistrata / Aristophanes. --
Electra / Euripides. --
Antigone / Sophocles. --
Agamemnon / Aeschylus.
Responsibility: revised and adapted for colleges by Philo M. Buck, Jr., John Gassner, H.S. Alberson.

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