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Twentieth-century American dramatists. Fourth series

Author: Christopher J Wheatley; Gale Research Inc.
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Group, ©2003.
Series: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 266.; Dictionary of literary biography (Online)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Represents the diversity and productivity of American drama since 1900. The careers of playwrights whose works achieved notable popularity as well as critical success are presented in some detail. Emphasis is placed on biography and a synthesis of the critical reception of authors' works.
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Biography
Dictionaries
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J Wheatley; Gale Research Inc.
ISBN: 9780787660109 0787660108
OCLC Number: 320302204
Notes: "A Bruccoli Clark Layman book."
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 396 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Edward Albee (1928- ) --
George Pierce Baker (1866-1935) --
George Cram Cook (1873-1924) --
Rachel Crothers (1870-1958) --
Mart Crowley (1935- ) --
William de Mille (1878-1955) --
Margaret Edson (1961- ) --
Edna Ferber (1885-1968) --
Harvey Fierstein (1954- ) --
Horton Foote (1916- ) --
Charles Fuller (1939- ) --
Philip Kan Gotanda (1951- ) --
A.R. Gurney (1930- ) --
Moss Hart (1904-1961) --
Harry Kondoleon (1955-1994) --
Leslie Lee (1935- ) --
Charles Ludlam (1943-1987) --
Emily Mann (1952- ) --
Arthur Miller (1915- ) --
Marsha Norman (1947- ) --
OyamO (Charles F. Gordon) (1943- ) --
John Pielmeier (1949- ) --
Miguel Pinero (1946-1988) --
Paul Rudnick (1957- ) --
Wallace Shawn (1943- ) --
Neil Simon (1927- ) --
Samuel Spewack (1899-1971) and Bella Cohen Spewack (1899-1990) --
Cheryl L. West (1957- ) --
Elizabeth Wong (1958- ).
Series Title: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 266.; Dictionary of literary biography (Online)
Responsibility: [edited by] Christopher J. Wheatley.

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Represents the diversity and productivity of American drama since 1900. The careers of playwrights whose works achieved notable popularity as well as critical success are presented in some detail. Emphasis is placed on biography and a synthesis of the critical reception of authors' works.

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