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Modern British Drama: The Twentieth Century

Modern British Drama: The Twentieth Century

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List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Chronology; 1. Contexts; 2. Defining modernism: George Bernard Shaw; 3. Social themes and realistic formulae [playwrights discussed include: Granville-Barker, Workers' Theatre Movement; Rattigan; Osborne; Wesker; Brechtian influences; Arden; Bond; Edgar; Brenton; Hare; Gems]; 4. The comic mirror - tradition and innovation [playwrights discussed include: Maugham; Coward; Travers; Orton; Beckett; Pinter; Barnes; Griffiths; Ayckbourn; Frayn; Stoppard; Marber]; 5. Poetic drama - verse, fantasy and symbolic images [playwrights discussed include: Barrie; Priestley; Auden; Isherwood; Eliot; Fry; Shaffer; Whiting; Rudkin; Barker; Churchill; Kane; McBurney]; Bibliographies; Index.
Updated edition of Modern British Drama, 1890 1990, now covering all of the twentieth century.

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Autor: Christopher Innes
ISBN-13: 9780521816519
ISBN: 0521816513
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 604
Gewicht: 1052 g
Format: 229x152x38 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Christopher Innes
Christopher Innes is one of the leading experts in the field of modern British drama studies and he has written and published extensively in this and related areas. His books include Piscator's Political Theatre, Modern German Drama, Holy Theatre, Edward Gordon Craig, Avant Garde Theatre: 1892-1992, and A Sourcebook on Naturalistic Theatre, as well as Modern British Drama: 1890-1990. Professor Innes also serves as the General Editor for the Cambridge University Press series Directors in Perspective, and holds the Canada Research Chair in Performance and Culture.

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Autor: Christopher Innes
ISBN-13:: 9780521816519
ISBN: 0521816513
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.11.2002
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Gewicht: 1052g
Seiten: 604
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 00002, Revised
Sonstiges: Buch, 229x152x38 mm