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The modern British drama

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Published by Printed for William Miller, by James Ballantyne and Co., Edinburgh in London .
Written in English

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  • English drama

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    ContributionsMiller, William, 1769-1844, bookseller., Raimbach, Abraham, 1776-1843, engraver., Noble, Samuel, 1779-1853, engraver., James Ballantyne and Co,
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, [2], 688p. ;
    Number of Pages688
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22816993M


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Through detailed discussions of major dramatists and plays, Christopher Innes traces the evolution of modernism from Bernard Shaw to the present as well as theatrical developments over the period/5(4).

For teachers and students alike this work will become an essential handbook for the hundred years of British drama it covers In short, the book is a triumph and a major contribution.' Modern Language Review Book Description. A revised and updated version of Modern British Drama, –, this was the first one-volume analysis of English 5/5(1).

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Moving from drawing-room comedy to absurdism, from political protest to the theater of science, we will The modern British drama book a wide range of the fascinating drama that has been composed during the past century.

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She has edited A Companion to Modern British and Irish Drama (Blackwell ) and is the author of Dramaturgy: A Revolution in Theatre (), co-author of The Drama Handbook: A Guide to Reading Plays (), and co-editor of Theatre and Celebrity in Britain, ().

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Modern Drama is the most prominent journal in English to focus on dramatic literature. The journal features refereed articles written from a variety of geo-political points of view, both formal and historical, of the dramatic literature of the past two centuries; there is also an extensive book review section.

A reader's guide to modern British drama. Sternlicht, Sanford. Syracuse U. Pr., [c] p. $ (pa) Having previously written guides to modern Irish and American drama, Sternlicht (dramatic literature and theory, Syracuse U.) here takes on the British dramatists.

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This book focuses exclusively on the exciting and provocative plays produced in England in the last two decades. The primary aim of the collection is to celebrate the truly remarkable range of British drama sinceby examining the work of fourteen important and representative playwrights.

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