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The Norton Anthology of Drama: Antiquity Through the Eighteenth Century

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Publisher Comments:

The most comprehensive and distinctive collection of its kind, , Volume 1 offers thirty major plays, the most carefully prepared introductions, annotations, and play texts, and a distinctive and convenient format. Less expensive than rival anthologies, is also the best value--a book that students will keep long after the class is over.

Synopsis:

The most comprehensive and distinctive collection of its kind, The Norton Anthology of Dramaoffers sixtyfive major plays'"including three twentieth-century plays not available in any other drama anthology'"the most carefully prepared introductions, annotations, and play texts, and a convenient two-volume, one-column format for ease of reading and carrying.

Synopsis:

The most comprehensive and distinctive collection of its kind, The Norton Anthology of Drama, Volume 1 offers thirty major plays, the most carefully prepared introductions, annotations, and play texts, and a distinctive and convenient format. Less expensive than rival anthologies, The Norton Anthology of Dramais also the best value'"a book that students will keep long after the class is over.

Synopsis:

The only one-volume drama anthology that"s a Norton.

Synopsis:

Less expensive than rival anthologies, The Norton Anthology of Dramais also the best value'"a book that students will keep long after the class is over.

About the Author

J. Ellen Gainor is Professor of Theatre, Film, and Dance and Associate Dean of the Graduate School at Cornell University. She is the author of Shaw's Daughters: Dramatic and Narrative Constructions of Gender (1992) and Susan Glaspell in Context: American Theater, Culture, and Politics, 1915-48 (2003). She has edited the volumes Imperialism and Theatre (1995) and Performing America: Cultural Nationalism in American Theater (2001) and is currently editing The Complete Plays of Susan Glaspell. She has written extensively on British and American drama of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and also lectures regularly at professional theaters across the United States, in Canada, and abroad.Stanton B. Garner Jr. is Professor of English at the University of Tennessee. An award-winning teacher of dramatic literature, he is the author of The Absent Voice: Narrative Comprehension in the Theater (1989), Bodied Spaces: Phenomenology and Performance in Contemporary Drama (1994), and Trevor Griffiths: Politics, Drama, History (1999). He has also published a wide variety of articles on medieval, Renaissance, and modern drama.Martin Puchner (Harvard University) is the author of The Drama of Ideas: Platonic Provocations in Theater and Philosophy (2010), Poetry of the Revolution: Marx, Manifestos, and the Avant-Gardes (2006); and Stage Fright: Modernism, Anti-Theatricality, and Drama (2002). His edited books and introductions include Lionel Abel's Tragedy and Metatheatre (2003) and Modern Drama: Critical Concepts (2007). He is also co-editor of The Norton Anthology of Drama (2009).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393932812
Subtitle:
Antiquity Through the Eighteenth Century
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Editor:
Gainor, J. Ellen
Editor:
Garner, Stanton B.
Editor:
Garner, Stanton B., Jr.
Editor:
Puchner, Martin
Author:
Stanton B. Garner, Jr.
Author:
Puchner, Martin
Author:
Gainor, J. E.
Author:
Garner, Stanton B.
Author:
J. ELLEN. Gainor,
Author:
Garner, Stanton
Author:
Gainor, J. Ellen
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Play/Scriptwriting
Subject:
Drama-Play Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Shorter Edition
Series Volume:
1 and 2
Publication Date:
February 2009
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1856
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.2 x 1.6 in 2.585 lb

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The Norton Anthology of Drama: Antiquity Through the Eighteenth Century
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Product details 1856 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393932812 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The most comprehensive and distinctive collection of its kind, The Norton Anthology of Dramaoffers sixtyfive major plays'"including three twentieth-century plays not available in any other drama anthology'"the most carefully prepared introductions, annotations, and play texts, and a convenient two-volume, one-column format for ease of reading and carrying.
"Synopsis" by , The most comprehensive and distinctive collection of its kind, The Norton Anthology of Drama, Volume 1 offers thirty major plays, the most carefully prepared introductions, annotations, and play texts, and a distinctive and convenient format. Less expensive than rival anthologies, The Norton Anthology of Dramais also the best value'"a book that students will keep long after the class is over.
"Synopsis" by , The only one-volume drama anthology that"s a Norton.
"Synopsis" by , Less expensive than rival anthologies, The Norton Anthology of Dramais also the best value'"a book that students will keep long after the class is over.

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