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- DescriptionThis concise introduction to American drama gives readers an overview of how American drama developed from the end of the Second World War to the turn of the twenty-first century. * Provides a balanced assessment of the major plays and playwrights of the period. * Shows how these dramatists broke new ground in their contribution to political, ecomic, social and cultural debates, as well as in their dramaturgical strategies. * Organized chrologically, with plays, playwrights and movements clustered around different movements such as realism and experimentalism. * Gives readers a sense of the development of American drama over time.
- Author BiographyDavid Krasner teaches theatre, drama, and performance at Yale University. He is the author of Resistance, Parody and Double Consciousness in African American Theatre 1895-1910 (1997), and A Beautiful Pageant: African American Theatre, Drama and Performance in the Harlem Renaissance (2002). He is also the editor of A Companion to Twentieth-century American Drama (Blackwell, 2004), co-editor of Staging Philosophy: New Approaches to Theatre and Drama (2006), and co-editor (with Rebecca Schneider) of the University of Michigan Press's series Theatre: Theory/Text/Performance.
- Author(s)David Krasner
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication23/06/2006
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleBlackwell Introductions to Literature
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBlackwell Publishing Ltd
- Content Note6 illustrations
- Weight338 g
- Width154 mm
- Height231 mm
- Spine16 mm
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