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Types of Drama, 4e Sylvan Barnet

Types of Drama, 4e

Sylvan Barnet

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ISBN : 9780673391926
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The seventh edition of Types of Drama provides a complete course in drama in an easily portable book. This text offers a full range of plays from ancient Greece to the present, along with an introductory chapter on how to read plays- biographicalMoreThe seventh edition of Types of Drama provides a complete course in drama in an easily portable book. This text offers a full range of plays from ancient Greece to the present, along with an introductory chapter on how to read plays- biographical notes for each dramatist- introductory comments for each play- topics for critical thinking and writing for each play- critical contexts (for instance, interviews with the authors) for fourteen plays- stage histories for most plays, often including reviews or interviews with directors- five photo-essays: The Language of Drama- Ancient Greek Drama Today- Staging Shakespeare Today- African Americans on the Stage- and Representations of Gender in the Theater- eleven short historical essays, such as A Note on Hispanic-American Theater and A Note on Womens Theater- and a substantial glossary of dramatic terms.