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A companion to twentieth-century American drama /

edited by David Krasner.

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Names: Krasner, David,
Published: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 29.
Topics: American drama - 20th century - History and criticism - Handbooks, manuals, etc. | Théâtre américain - 20e siècle - Histoire et critique - Guides, manuels, etc. | Toneelstukken. | Amerikaans. | Teatro (história e crítica) - S;século 20 - Estados unidos. | Drama.
Regions: USA.
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Handbooks and manuals. | Handbooks and manuals.
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Introduction: The changing perceptions of American drama / David Krasner -- American drama, 1900-1915 / Mark Evans Bryan -- Ethnic theatre in America / Rachel Shteir -- Susan Glaspell and Sophie Treadwell: staging feminism and modernism, 1915-1941 / J. Ellen Gainor, Jerry Dickey -- American experimentalism, American expressionism, and early O'Neill / Deanna M. Toten Beard -- Many-faceted mirror: drama as reflection of uneasy modernity in the 1920s / Felicia Hardison Londré -- Playwrights and plays of the Harlem Renaissance / Annemarie Bean -- Reading across the 1930s / Anne Fletcher -- Famous unknowns: the dramas of Djuna Barnes and Gertrude Stein / Sarah Bay-Cheng -- Eugene O'Neill: American drama and American modernism / David Krasner -- Fissures beneath the surface: drama in the 1940s and 1950s / Thomas P. Adler -- Tennessee Williams / Brenda A. Murphy -- Expressing and exploring faith: religious drama in America / Peter Civetta -- The American Jewishness of Arthur Miller / Murray Biggs -- Drama of the 1960s / Christopher Olsen -- Fifteen-love, thirty-love: Edward Albee / Steven Price -- The drama of the Black Arts Movement / Mike Sell -- Sam Shepard and the American sunset: enchantment of the mythic West / Leslie A. Wade -- Staging the binary: Asian American theatre in the late twentieth century / Daphne Lei -- August Wilson / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- Native American drama / Ann Haugo -- John Guare and the popular culture hype of celebrity status / Gene A. Plunka -- Writing beyond borders: a survey of US Latina/o drama / Tiffany Ana Lopez -- "Off the porch and into the scene": southern women playwrights Beth Henley, Marsha Norman, Rebecca Gilman, and Jane Martin / Linda Rohrer Paige -- David Mamet: America on the American stage / Janet V. Haedicke -- 1970-1990: disillusionment, identity, and discovery / Mark Fearnow -- Maria Irene Fornes: acts of translation / Andrew Sofer -- From eccentricity to endurance: Jewish comedy and the art of affirmation / Julia Listengarten -- Repercussions and remainders in the plays of Paula Vogel: an essay in five moments / Ann Pellegrini -- Lesbian and gay drama / Jill Dolan -- American drama of the 1990s on and off-Broadway / June Schleuter -- Solo performance drama: the self as other? / Stephen J. Bottoms -- Experimental drama at the end of the century / Ehren Fordyce.
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