A Companion to Twentieth-Century American Drama (Blackwell by David Krasner

By David Krasner

This Companion offers an unique and authoritative survey of twentieth-century American drama stories, written by way of the very best students and critics within the field.

  • Balances attention of canonical fabric with dialogue of works by way of formerly marginalized playwrights
  • Includes reviews of major dramatists, akin to Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, Eugene O'Neill and Gertrude Stein
  • Allows readers to make new hyperlinks among specific performs and playwrights
  • Examines the routine that framed the century, akin to the Harlem Renaissance, lesbian and homosexual drama, and the solo performances of the Eighties and 1990s
  • Situates American drama inside higher discussions approximately American rules and culture

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