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Theatre Alive!: An Introductory Anthology of World Drama

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Synopsis:

A major new anthology of world drama from many cultures. Sixteen famous plays by leading international playwrights including: Children of a Lesser God — Medoff, Largo Desolato — Havel, The Hairy Ape — O'Neill, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof — Williams, The Bald Soprano — Ionesco, Izutsu — Motokiyo, Waiting for Lefty — Odets, A Doll's House — Ibsen, The Adding Machine — Rice, The Hypochondriac — Moliere, Uncle Tom's Cabin — Aiken, Oedipus the King — Sophocles, Dutchman — Baraka, Everyman — Anonymous, The Tragedy of Othello — Shakespeare and Body Leaks — Terry. All major periods of theatre from classical to contemporary twentieth century. A well-researched introduction precedes each script offering fascinating historical orientation. Recommended as an exceptional text for theatre classes. It presents the entire globe of theatre history — "where we've been and where we're going."

Table of Contents

Oedipus the King / Sophocles — Everyman — The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice / William Shakespeare — The Hypochondriac (the imaginary invalid) / Moliere — Uncle Tom's cabin or life among the lowly / George L. Aiken — A doll's house /Henrik Ibsen — Izutsu (the well-curb) / Zeami Motokiyo --The adding machine / Elmer Rice — The hairy ape /Eugene O'Neill — Waiting for Lefty / Clifford Odets — Cat on a hot tin roof / Tennessee Williams --The bald soprano / Eugene Ionesco — Dutchman /Imamu Amiri Baraka — Children of a lesser god / Mark Medoff — Largo desolato / Vaclav Havel — Body Leaks / Megan Terry, Jo Ann Schmidman, Sara Kimberlain.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781566080088
Editor:
Bert, Norman A.
Editor:
Zapel, Arthur L.
Editor:
Bert, Norman A.
Author:
Bert, Norman A.
Editor:
Wray, Rhonda
Publisher:
Meriwether Publishing
Location:
Colorado Springs, Colo. :
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Collections
Subject:
Scenes and Monologues
Subject:
Drama -- Collections.
Subject:
Drama-Play Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Rev
Series Volume:
no. 94
Publication Date:
19941231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
848
Dimensions:
8.58x5.56x1.94 in. 2.52 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A major new anthology of world drama from many cultures. Sixteen famous plays by leading international playwrights including: Children of a Lesser God — Medoff, Largo Desolato — Havel, The Hairy Ape — O'Neill, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof — Williams, The Bald Soprano — Ionesco, Izutsu — Motokiyo, Waiting for Lefty — Odets, A Doll's House — Ibsen, The Adding Machine — Rice, The Hypochondriac — Moliere, Uncle Tom's Cabin — Aiken, Oedipus the King — Sophocles, Dutchman — Baraka, Everyman — Anonymous, The Tragedy of Othello — Shakespeare and Body Leaks — Terry. All major periods of theatre from classical to contemporary twentieth century. A well-researched introduction precedes each script offering fascinating historical orientation. Recommended as an exceptional text for theatre classes. It presents the entire globe of theatre history — "where we've been and where we're going."
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