The Wadsworth Anthology of Drama / Edition 4

The Wadsworth Anthology of Drama / Edition 4

by W. B. Worthen, William B. Worthen
     
 

Worthen (theater, University of California-Berkeley) presents a selection of classic and contemporary plays from around the world. Previously titled The Harcourt Anthology of Drama, this fourth edition contains 15 new plays, expanded units on American drama, modern European theater, and world theater, and a larger selection of plays by women. There are also newSee more details below

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Worthen (theater, University of California-Berkeley) presents a selection of classic and contemporary plays from around the world. Previously titled The Harcourt Anthology of Drama, this fourth edition contains 15 new plays, expanded units on American drama, modern European theater, and world theater, and a larger selection of plays by women. There are also new critical essays, documents from the history of theater, and new boxes on actor and director perspectives. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838407509
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/20/2003
Series:
Wadsworth Anthology of Drama Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1728
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.52(h) x 1.50(d)

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Meet the Author


W. B. Worthen, Alice Brady Pels Professor in the Arts, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Theater at Barnard College, Columbia University. He is the author of Shakespeare and the Force of Modern Performance (Cambridge University Press, 2003) Shakespeare and the Authority of Performance (Cambridge University Press, 1997), Modern Drama and the Rhetoric of Theater (University of California Press, 1992), The Idea of the Actor: Drama and the Ethics of Performance (Princeton University Press, 1984), Modern Drama: Plays, Criticism, Theory (Wadsworth, 1995), and of many articles on modern drama, Shakespeare, and theories of performance. Professor Worthen received his B. A. in English from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his Ph.D. in English from Princeton University, and has held research fellowships form the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment of the Humanities. He is past editor of Theatre Journal and current coeditor of Modern Drama.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Drama, Theater, and Culture1
Unit IClassical Athens9
Unit IIClassical Japan123
Unit IIIMedieval and Renaissance England197
Unit IVEarly Modern Europe371
Unit VModern Europe529
Unit VIThe United States949
Unit VIIWorld Stages1339
AppWriting About Drama and Theater1659
Glossary1667
Bibliography1679
AppVideo, Film, and Sound Recordings of Plays1699
Credits1709
Index1713

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