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World Drama #0001: World Drama: An Anthology, Vol. 1

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Volume 1 of this two-volume set contains 26 plays including Aeschylus, "Prometheus Bound"; Sophocles, "Antigone"; Seneca, "Medea"; Marlowe, "Dr. Faustus"; Heywood, "A Woman Killed with Kindness"; Johnson, "Every Man in His Humour"; Beaumont and Fletcher, "The Maid's Tragedy"; Sheridan, "The School for Scandal"; plus plays from the Orient, medieval plays, and more.

Synopsis:

Volume 1 of this two-volume set contains 26 plays including Aeschylus "Prometheus Bound"; Sophocles "Antigone"; Seneca "Medea"; plus plays from the Orient, medieval plays, and more.

Table of Contents

Ancient Greece (468-423 b.c.)

  Prometheus Bound Aeschylus

  Antigone Sophocles

  Alcestis Euripides

  The Clouds Aristophanes

Ancient Rome (200 b.c.-1st Century a.d.)

  The Captives Plautus

  Phormio Terence

  Medea Seneca

Ancient India (5th Century?)

  Sakoontala Kalidasa

China (13th or 14th Century?)

  The Chalk Circle Anonymous

Japan (14th-18th Centuries)

  Abstraction Anonymous

  Nakamitsu Seami

  Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem-Cards Chikamatsu Monzaemon

Medieval Europe (12th-16th Centuries)

  Adam Anonymous

  The Wise Virgins and the Foolish Virgins Anonymous

  The Second Shepherds' Play Anonymous

  The Farce of the Worthy Master Pierre Patelin Anonymous

  Everyman Anonymous

  The Wandering Scholar from Paradise Hans Sachs

England (13th Century?-1777)

  The Play of St. George Anonymous

  The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus Christopher Marlowe

  Every Man in His Humour Ben Jonson

  A Woman Killed with Kindness Thomas Heywood

  The Maid's Tragedy Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher

  The Beaux-Stratagem George Farquhar

  She Stoops to Conquer Oliver Goldsmith

  The School for Scandal Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486200576
Editor:
Clark, Barrett H.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Clark, Barrett H.
Author:
Clark, Barrett H.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Collections
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
World Drama
Subject:
History of Drama
Subject:
Greek Tragedy
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
World Drama
Series Volume:
An Anthology, Vol. 1
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
8 x 5.38 in 1.5 b

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