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A treasury of the theatre : an anthology of great plays from Aeschylus to Eugene O'Neill

Author: Burns Mantle; John Gassner
Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1935.
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Genre/Form: Drama
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mantle, Burns, 1873-1948.
Treasury of the theatre.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1935
(OCoLC)655043795
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Burns Mantle; John Gassner
OCLC Number: 1029658889
Description: 1643 pages 26 cm
Contents: THE PLAYS. Of thee I sing / George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind --
The green pastures / Marc Connelly --
Elizabeth the Queen / Maxwell Anderson --
What price glory? / Laurence Stallings and Maxwell Anderson --
Anna Christie / Eugene O'Neill --
Journey's end / Robert Cedric Sherriff --
Escape / John Galsworthy --
Candida / George Bernard 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 / Maxim Gorki [that is, Gorky] --
The cherry orchard / Anton Chekhov --
The weavers / Gerhart Hauptmann --
The father / August Strindberg --
Hedda Gabler / Henrik Ibsen --
The Cenci / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Faust, Part I / Johann Wolfgang von 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 / Author unknown --
Sotoba Komachi : a noh [that is, nō] play / Kwanami Kiyotsugu --
Shakuntala / Kalidasa --
Job / Author unknown --
Lysistrata / Aristophanes --
Electra / Euripides --
Antigone / Sophocles --
Agamemnon / Aeschylus. APPENDICES: A REPRESENTATIVE LIST OF THE WORLD'S PLAYS. Classic drama --
Oriental drama --
Medieval European drama --
Elizabethan drama --
Spanish drama --
Classic French drama --
Restoration drama --
Eighteenth century drama --
German drama : Romanticism --
English drama : Romanticism --
French drama : 1800- --
Scandinavian drama : 1800- --
Central European drama : 1840- --
Italian drama : 1890- --
Spanish drama : 1900- --
Russian drama --
Jewish drama --
English drama : 1890- --
Irish drama --
American drama.
Responsibility: edited by Burns Mantle and John Gassner.

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