The Bedford Introduction to Drama

The Bedford Introduction to Drama

by Lee A. Jacobus
     
 

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Offering a broad survey of drama from the ancient Greeks to the present — including many new contemporary prize-winners — The Bedford Introduction to Drama has the plays you want to teach in a collection flexible enough to serve your needs in a variety of courses. Fifty-four chronologically arranged plays are illuminated by insightful

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Offering a broad survey of drama from the ancient Greeks to the present — including many new contemporary prize-winners — The Bedford Introduction to Drama has the plays you want to teach in a collection flexible enough to serve your needs in a variety of courses. Fifty-four chronologically arranged plays are illuminated by insightful commentaries and casebooks that enrich students’ contextual understanding and encourage critical thinking. Concise introductions for each historical period and play emphasize theater design, staging, and acting style, and a wealth of photographs and illustrations help students visualize plays in performance. A fresh new design highlights the rich contextual features and additional help for students including a guide to writing about drama, a glossary, and new cross-references to a robust companion Web site.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781457606328
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
09/14/2012
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
1824
Sales rank:
707,465
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.90(h) x 2.20(d)

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