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The Wadsworth anthology of drama

Author: William B Worthen
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William B Worthen
ISBN: 1413017673 9781413017670
OCLC Number: 64038104
Description: xvi, 1651 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Unit I. Classical Athens. The oresteia ; Agamemnon ; The libation bearers ; The eumenides / Aeschylus --
Oedipus the king / Sophocles --
Medea / Euripides --
Lysistrata / Aristophanes. Unit II. Classical Japan. Matsukaze / Kan'ami Kiyotsugu --
Chus̄hingura : the forty-seven samurai / Nakamura Matagoro?229}0II and James R. Brandon, adaptors. Unit III. Medieval and Renaissance England. The Wakefield second shepherd's pageant / Anonymous --
Everyman / Anonymous --
Doctor Faustus / Christopher Marlowe --
Hamlet ; The tempest / William Shakespeare. Unit IV. Early modern Europe. Life is a dream / Pedro Calderon de la Barca --
Tartuffe / Molier̀e --
Phaedra / Jean Racine --
The rover / Aphra Behn --
Loa to The divine narcissus / Sor Juana Ineś de la Cruz. Unit V. Modern Europe. A doll house / Henrik Ibsen --
Miss Julie / August Strindberg --
The importance of being earnest / Oscar Wilde --
Anna-Liisa / Minna Canth --
The cherry orchard / Anton Chekov --
Major Barbara / Bernard Shaw --
Six characters in search of an author / Luigi Pirandello --
Mother courage and her children / Bertolt Brecht --
The balcony / Jean Genet --
Endgame / Samuel Beckett --
The homecoming / Harold Pinter --
Hamletmachine / Heiner Mul̈ler --
Cloud nine / Caryl Churchill --
Blasted / Sarah Kane --
Stuff happens / David Hare. Unit VI. The United States. The Octoroon / Dion Boucicault --
Trifles / Susan Glaspell --
The hairy ape / Eugene O'Neill --
The glass menagerie / Tennessee Williams --
Death of a salesman / Arthur Miller --
Dutchman / Amiri Baraka/ LeRoi Jones --
Zoot suit / Luis Valdez --
True west / Sam Shepard --
Fences / August Wilson --
M. butterfly / David Henry Hwang --
Angels in America, part 1: millennium approaches / Tony Kushner --
Fires in the mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn and other identities / Anna Deavere Smith --
Topdog/ underdog / Suzan-Lori Parks. Unit VII. World stages. The tempest / Aime?226}0Ceśaire --
Information for foreigners / Griselda Gambaro --
Death and the king's horseman / Wole Soyinka --
Translations / Brian Friel --
"Master Harold"...and the boys / Athol Fugard --
The golden age / Louis Nowra --
The other shore / Gao Xingjian --
Temptation / Vaćlav Havel --
Dry lips oughta move to Kapuskasing / Tomson Highway --
Harvest / Manjula Padmanabhan --
Black milk / Vassily Sigarev.
Other Titles: Anthology of drama
Responsibility: [edited by] W.B. Worthen.

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