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A treasury of the theatre : from Henrik Ibsen to Arthur Miller.

Author/Creator:
Gassner, John, 1903-1967, editor.
Publication:
New York : Simon and Schuster : Distributed by Dryden Press, [1950]
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 1120 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Edition:
Rev. ed. for colleges.
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Subjects:
Drama -- Collections.
Drama.
Form/Genre:
Collections.
Summary:
--Ghosts, by H. Ibsen,--Hedda Gabler, by H. Ibsen,--The Father, by A. Strindberg, --The Vultures, by H. Becque,--The Weavers, by G. Hauptmann--The Tenor, by Frank Wedekind,--The Power of Darkness, by Leo Tolstoy,--The Cherry Orchard, by Anton Chekhov,--The Lower Depths, by Maxim Gork,i--The Intruder, by Maurice Maeterlinck,--Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmund Rostand,--There Are Crimes and Crimes, by August Strindberg,--Liliom, by Ferenc Molnar,--Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandfello,--R. U. R., by Karel Capek,--Blood Wedding, by Federico Garcia Lorca,--From the Private Life of the Master Race, by Bertolt Brecht,--The Flies, by Jean-Paul Sartre,--The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde,--Candida, by George Bernard Shaw,--The Admirable Crichton, by James Barrie,--Escape, by John Galsworthy,--The Workhouse Ward, by Lady Gregory,--Riders to the Sea, by John Millington Shynge,--The Plough and the Stars, by Sean O'Casey,--The Circle, by W. Somerset Maugham,--Journey's End, by R. D. Sherriff,--Blithe Spirit, by Noel Coward,--Anna Christie, by Eugene O'Neill,--The Hairy Ape, by Eugene O'Neill,--What Price Glory?, by Laurence Stallings and Maxwell Anderson,--Elizabeth the Queen, by Maxwell Anderson,--The Green Pastures, by Marc Connelly,--Our Town, by Thornton Wilder,--Golden Boy, by Clifford Odets,--The Little Foxes,by Lillian Hellman,--My Heart's in the Highlands, by William Saroyan,--The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams,--Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller.
Contents:
Agamemnon / Aeschylus
Oedipus the King / Sophocles
The trojan women / Euripides
The frogs / Aristophanes
The Menaechmi / Plautus
The brothers / Terence
Shakuntala / Kalidasa
Sotoba Komachi / Kwanami Kiyotsugu
Abraham and Isaac
The second shepherds' play
Everyman
The tragical history of Doctor Faustus / Christopher Marlowe
Hamlet / William Shakespeare
Volpone / Ben Johnson
The duchess of Malfi / John Webster
Fuente Ovejuna / Lope de Vega
The misanthrope / Moliere
Phaedra / Jean Racine
The way of the world / William Congreve
The school for scandal / Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Faust, part one / J.W. von Goethe
No trifling with love / Alfred de Musset
Danton's death / Georg Buchner
The inspector / Nikolai Gogol
Maria Magdalena / Friedrich Hebbel
A month in the country / Ivan Turgenev.
Ghosts, by H. Ibsen,
Hedda Gabler, by H. Ibsen,
The Father, by A. Strindberg,
The Vultures, by H. Becque,
The Weavers, by G. Hauptmann
The Tenor, by Frank Wedekind,
The Power of Darkness, by Leo Tolstoy,
The Cherry Orchard, by Anton Chekhov,
The Lower Depths, by Maxim Gork, i
The Intruder, by Maurice Maeterlinck,
Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmund Rostand,
There Are Crimes and Crimes, by August Strindberg,
Liliom, by Ferenc Molnar,
Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandfello,
R.U.R., by Karel Capek,
Blood Wedding, by Federico Garcia Lorca,
From the Private Life of the Master Race, by Bertolt Brecht,
The Flies, by Jean-Paul Sartre,
The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde,
Candida, by George Bernard Shaw,
The Admirable Crichton, by James Barrie,
Escape, by John Galsworthy,
The Workhouse Ward, by Lady Gregory,
Riders to the Sea, by John Millington Shynge,
The Plough and the Stars, by Sean O'Casey,
The Circle, by W. Somerset Maugham,
Journey's End, by R.D. Sherriff,
Blithe Spirit, by Noel Coward,
Anna Christie, by Eugene O'Neill,
The Hairy Ape, by Eugene O'Neill,
What Price Glory?, by Laurence Stallings and Maxwell Anderson,
Elizabeth the Queen, by Maxwell Anderson,
The Green Pastures, by Marc Connelly,
Our Town, by Thornton Wilder,
Golden Boy, by Clifford Odets,
The Little Foxes, by Lillian Hellman,
My Heart's in the Highlands, by William Saroyan,
The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams,
Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller.
Notes:
First ed. (1935) edited by R.B. Mantle and J. Gassner.
Includes bibliographical references.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1950
Contributor:
Mantle, Burns, 1873-1948.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Gassner, John, 1903-1967. Treasury of the theatre.
ISBN:
0030813190
9780030813191
OCLC:
2300833