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A critical introduction to twentieth-century American drama / C.W.E. Bigsby.

Author/Creator:
Bigsby, C. W. E.
Publication:
Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982-1985.
Format/Description:
Book
3 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Albee, Edward, 1928 -- -Criticism and interpretation.
Albee, Edward, 1928-2016.
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005.
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.
American drama.
Theater.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Contents:
Vol 1: 1900-1940
Provincetown: the birth of the twentieth-century American drama
Eugene O'Neill
The theatre guild and its playwrights
The group theatre and Clifford Odets
Left-wing theatre
The federal theatre and the living newspaper
Black drama
Thornton Wilder
Lillian Hellman
Vol 2: Williams/ Miller/ Albee
Tennessee Williams
Arthur Miller
Edward Albee
Vol 3: Beyond Broadway
Part I: Beyond Broadway
Zen, happenings, Artaud, Grotowski
Part II: Performance theatre
The living theatre
The open theatre
The performance group
Part III: The theatre of images: art, theatre and the real
Robert Wilson
Richard Foreman
Lee Breuer
Part IV: The playwright
Sam Shepard
David Mamet
Part V: The theatre of commitment
The San Francisco Mime Troupe
Bread and puppet
El teatro campesino
American Indian theatre
Black theatre
Gay theatre
Women's theatre.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1982
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Bigsby, C.W.E. Critical introduction to twentieth-century American drama.
ISBN:
0521242274
9780521242271
0521271169
9780521271165
OCLC:
7978088
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