Types of Drama Plays and Contexts

ISBN-10: 0321065069

ISBN-13: 9780321065063

Edition: 8th 2001 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

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Description: Types of Drama, 8/e offers a full range of plays from ancient Greece to the present. Like the earlier editions, this collection gives strong representation of such familiar authors as the Greek dramatists, Shakespeare, Ibsen, and O'Neill as well as to contemporary classic authors such as Miller, Williams and Churchill. New to the eighth edition are twenty-eight works including a commedia dell'arte scenario, a Noh play, an opera by Gertrude Stein, a farce by Dario Fo, Elizabeth Robins's neglected Votes for Women, and Suzan-Lori-Parks's newest play, In the Blood.

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List price: $96.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/3/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1584
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

Lesley Ferris is Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of Theatre at The Ohio State University, USA. Her publications include numerous essays on gender and performance and Caribbean-derived carnival. Her recent devised work was The Camouflage Project, which focused on British women undercover agents in occupied France in World War II.

Getting Started
What is Drama?
Whom Do You Seek (Quem Quaeritis?), Anonymous
Mistakes, Conflicts, and Audience-Awareness
Plot, Character, Theme
In Brief: How To Read a Play
Trifles
A Second Short Play For Study: A Performer-Generated Script
My Brazil: A Recital Rachel Rosenthal
Some Kinds of Drama
A Collection of Plays
Classical Greek Theater: With a Note on Roman Drama
Oedipus Rex, Sophocles
Antigone, Sophocles
Medea, Euripedes
Lysistrata, Aristophanes
Medieval Theater: England and Japan
The Second Shepherds' Play, The Wakefield Master Everyman, Anonymous
Dojoji, Anonymous
English Renaissance Theater
Doctor Faustus
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Seventeenth-Century Drama: England and the Continent
Fuente Ovejuna
The Cid: A Tragedy
The Insane Asylum: A Commedia dell'arte Scenario, Anonymous
Tartuffe
The Rover; or, The Banished Cavaliers
Classic Modern Drama
A Doll's House
Miss Julie
The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People
The Cherry Orchard
Major Barbara
American Theater Comes of Age
The Emperor Jones
Machinal
Waiting for Lefty
The Mother of Us All
Death of a Salesman
The American Musical
Gypsy: A Musical
Suddenly Last Summer
The Sandbox
African American Theater
Funnyhouse of a Negro
Hispanic American Theater
Los Vendidos
The World Stage in the Twentieth Century
Women's Theater
Votes for Women
Purgatory
The Good Woman of Setzuan
The Dumb Waiter
Krapp's Last Tape: A Play in One Act
The Bacchae of Euripides: A Communion Rite
We Won't Pay, We Won't Pay!
Pantomime
Top Girls
The Real Thing
Contemporary American Visions
True West
Asian American Theater
The Dance and the Railroad
Fences
The Conduct of Life
Fires in the Mirror
Angels in America
The Millennium Approaches
In the Blood
Writing About Drama
Writing About Drama?
Basic Matters
Writing about a Film Based on a Play
A Sample Student Essay, Using Sourc"
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