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British Playwrights, 1956-1995: A Research and Production Sourcebook

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Description for British Playwrights, 1956-1995: A Research and Production Sourcebook Hardback. This reference study chronicles the significance of British theatre and a group of young playwrights between 1956-1995. It includes entries for 36 playwrights arranged alphabetically, with biographical information, production history, critical reception, and primary and secondary bibliographies. Num Pages: 512 pages, bibliography, index of titles, index of names. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; 3JJP; AN; BGF; DSBH; DSG; GBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 29. Weight in Grams: 918.
The year 1956 marked a point when British drama and theater fell into the hands of a group of young playwrights who revolutionized the stage. During that time, playwrights such as Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter made the British theater as rich, varied, and vital as any national theater in history. This reference chronicles the history of British theater from 1956 to 1995 by providing detailed information about the playwrights of that period. Included are entries for some three dozen British playwrights active between 1956 and 1995. Entries are arranged alphabetically to facilitate use. Each entry supplies biographical information, ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc United States
Number of pages
512
Condition
New
Number of Pages
512
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780313287596
SKU
V9780313287596
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Ref
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About William W. Demastes
WILLIAM W. DEMASTES is Professor of English at Louisiana State University. He has written numerous articles on modern and contemporary drama, is the author of Beyond Naturalism (Greenwood, 1988), Clifford Odets: A Research and Production Sourcebook (Greenwood, 1991), and Theatre of Chaos (forthcoming), editor of American Playwrights, 1880-1945: A Research and Production Sourcebook (Greenwood, 1994), and Realism and the American ... Read more

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