American Drama 1900-1990 (Cambridge Contexts in Literature)

American Drama 1900-1990 (Cambridge Contexts in Literature)

By: Don Shiach (author)Paperback

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Description

Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. This book is written for those beginning a study of American literature as part of an advanced course in English, or for anyone interested in American drama in the 20th century. It aims to encourage readers to explore beyond the few well-known playwrights, and to place the plays as they are read within the context of the development of American society during the 20th century.

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Contents

Introduction; 1. A survey of 20th century American dramatists; 2. Approaching the texts; 3. Play extracts; 4. Critical approaches to 20th century American drama; 5. How to write about 20th century American drama; 6. Reading list and other resources.

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/02/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780521655910
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 130
  • ID: 9780521655910
  • weight: 190
  • ISBN10: 0521655919

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