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The Wadsworth anthology of drama

Author: William B Worthen
Publisher: Boston, MA : Wadsworth, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Brief 6th edView all editions and formats
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A book from Cengage Learning on "The Wadsworth Anthology of Drama, Brief Edition". The boldest and most distinguished introduction to drama available today, W.B. Worthen's pace-setting text continues to provide exciting plays usefully situated within their historical and cultural contexts. Based on the best-selling WADSWORTH ANTHOLOGY OF DRAMA, the Brief Edition provides many of the important elements of that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William B Worthen
ISBN: 9781428288157 1428288155
OCLC Number: 610205542
Notes: Abridged ed of: Wadsworth anthology of drama, 6th ed., 2009.
Description: xv, 1086 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: drama, theater, and culture. I The theater of classical Europe: Athens and Rome. Oedipus the king / Sophocles --
Medea / Euripides --
The brothers Menaechmus / Plautus --
II The theater of classical Japan. Matsukaze / Kan'ami Kiyotsugu --
Chushingura: the forty-seven samurai / Nakamura Matagoro II and James R. Brandon --
III The theater of medieval and renaissance England. The York crucifixion / Anonymous --
A midsummer night's dream / William Shakespeare --
Hamlet / William Shakespeare --
IV Early modern Europe. Life is a dream / Pedro Calderon de la Barca --
Tartuffe / Moliere --
The rover / Aphra Behn --
Loa to the divine Narcissus / Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz --
V Modern Europe. A doll house / Henrik Ibsen --
Ubu Roi / Alfred Jarry --
A dream play / August Strindberg --
Major Barbara / Bernard Shaw --
Mother Courage and her children / Bertolt Brecht --
Endgame / Samuel Beckett --
Cloud nine / Caryl Churchill --
By the bog of cats / Marina Carr --
VI The United States. Trifles / Susan Glaspell --
Machinal / Sophie Treadwell --
The glass menagerie / Tennessee Williams --
Death of a salesman / Arthur Miller --
Dutchman / Amiri Baraka and Leroi Jones --
Los vendidos / Luis Valdez --
M. butterfly / David Henry Hwang --
Angels in America, part I: millennium approaches / Tony Kushner --
Fires in the mirror / Anna Deavere Smith --
VII World stages. Information for foreigners / Griselda Gambaro --
Death of the king's horseman / Wole Soyinka --
Translations / Brian Friel --
The other shore / Gao Xingjian --
Dry lips oughta move to Kapuskasing / Tomson Highway --
Harvest / Manjula Padmanabhan.
Other Titles: Anthology of drama
Responsibility: W.B. Worthen.

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