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Modern American Drama The Female Canon by June Schlueter

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Plays & playwrights: from c 1900 -,
  • USA,
  • American English

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9334444M
ISBN 100838637078
ISBN 109780838637074
OCLC/WorldCa173164262

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Modern American drama has had a lean history in comparison to the other arts, gaining prominence in the early twentieth century. Eugene O'Neill launched its emergence, combining naturalism, expressionism, and Greek tragedy, and winning his first Pulitzer in with more to follow. After this innovator came Tennessee WIlliams and Arthur Miller. Start studying Modern American Drama in Literature. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.   About Decades of Modern American Drama. The Decades of Modern American Playwriting series provides a comprehensive survey and study of the theatre produced in each decade from the s to in eight volumes. Each volume equips readers with a detailed understanding of the context from which work emerged: an introduction considers life in the decade with a focus on . - Myth and Modern American Drama by Porter, Thomas E. You Searched For: ISBN: Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting.