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The Columbia encyclopedia of modern drama

Author: Gabrielle H Cody; Evert Sprinchorn
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama covers the period from 1860 to the present. ... The distinctive feature of this encyclopedia is the emphasis it places on the cultural context of dramatic works and their authors."--Preface.
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Columbia encyclopedia of modern drama.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608090146
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle H Cody; Evert Sprinchorn
ISBN: 0231140320 9780231140324 9780231144223 0231144229 9780231144247 0231144245
OCLC Number: 76786883
Awards: Winner of Best of Reference, Professional and Scholarly Publishing 2007
Winner of Included in Library Journal's Best Reference List 2016
Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2007
Winner of PSP Award for Excellence in Multi Volume Reference / Humanities & Social Sciences 2017
Description: 2 volumes ; 29 cm
Contents: vol. 1. A-L --
vol. 2. M-Z.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of modern drama
Responsibility: edited by Gabrielle H. Cody and Evert Sprinchorn.
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An A to Z reference for modern drama. It highlights the interdisciplinary nature of drama by placing playwrights and plays within their social, cultural, and historical contexts. It focuses on drama  Read more...

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