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A history of modern drama, Volume I, David Krasner, (electronic resource)

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A history of modern drama, Volume I
Title
A history of modern drama
Title number
Volume I
Statement of responsibility
David Krasner
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Language
eng
Summary
"Covering the period 1879 to 1959, and taking in everything from Ibsen to Beckett, this book is volume one of a two-part comprehensive examination of the plays, dramatists, and movements that comprise modern world drama. Contains detailed analysis of plays and playwrights, connecting themes and offering original interpretations Includes coverage of non-English works and traditions to create a global view of modern drama Considers the influence of modernism in art, music, literature, architecture, society, and politics on the formation of modern dramatic literature Takes an interpretative and analytical approach to modern dramatic texts rather than focusing on production history Includes coverage of the ways in which staging practices, design concepts, and acting styles informed the construction of the dramas"--
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
A history of modern drama, Volume I, David Krasner, (electronic resource)
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A history of modern drama, Volume I, David Krasner, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. Trauma drama -- pt. 2. Modernist beginnings -- pt. 3. Realism -- pt. 4. Dissociated sensibility -- pt. 5. Avant garde -- pt. 6. Epic modernism -- pt. 7. The divided self of American drama -- pt. 8. Hell is other people -- pt. 9. Modernist improvising -- pt. 10. Conclusion
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 401 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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remote

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