Companion to Twentieth-Century American Drama by David Krasner
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Companion to Twentieth-Century American Drama
By David Krasner

A Companion to Twentieth-Century American Drama

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Companion to Twentieth-Century American Drama by David Krasner

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This Companion provides an original and authoritative survey of twentieth-century American drama studies, written by some of the best scholars and critics in the field. This work: balances consideration of canonical material with discussion of works by previously marginalized playwrights; includes studies of leading dramatists, such as Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, Eugene O'Neill and Gertrude Stein; allows readers to make new links between particular plays and playwrights; examines the movements that framed the century, such as the Harlem Renaissance, lesbian and gay drama, and the solo performances of the 1980s and 1990s; and, situates American drama within larger discussions about American ideas and culture.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405110884
ISBN-10: 1405110880
Format: Hardback
(250mm x 179mm x 48mm)
Pages: 600
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Krasner

David Krasner is an instructor in Theatre Studies, English, and African American Studies at Yale University. He is the author of Resistance, Parody, and Double Consciousness in African American Theatre, 1895-1910 and A Beautiful Pageant: African American Theatre, Drama, and Performance in the Harlem Renaissance (2002). He has twice won the Errol Hill Award from the American Society for Theatre Research for the best book or essay on African American theatre history. He has also worked as a professional actor and director.

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