This concise introduction to American drama gives readers an overview of how American drama developed from the end of the Second World War to the turn of the twenty-first century.
- Provides a balanced assessment of the major plays and playwrights of the period.
- Shows how these dramatists broke new ground in their contribution to political, economic, social and cultural debates, as well as in their dramaturgical strategies.
- Organized chronologically, with plays, playwrights and movements clustered around different movements such as realism and experimentalism.
- Gives readers a sense of the development of American drama over time.
|Series:||Wiley Blackwell Introductions to Literature Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.42(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.90(d)|
Table of Contents
1 Politics, Existentialism, and American Drama, 1935–1945.
2 Money Is Life: American Drama, 1945–1959.
3 Reality and Illusion: American Drama, 1960–1975.
4 Mad as Hell: American Drama, 1976–1989.
5 The Body in Pain: American Drama, 1990–2000.