The Heath Introduction to Drama / Edition 5 available in Paperback
At a much lower price than comparable anthologies, the Fifth Edition provides 18 extraordinary plays, with a strong representation of historical periods and minority and women playwrights. The Introduction focuses on the study of drama as both a literary genre and a performing art; also provided are expanded introductions to the plays, an updated select bibliography, and a new filmography.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: On Drama Concerning the Drama, the Theatre, and the Play Concerning the Form, the Type, and the Style The Dramas Oedipus Rex, (c. 480 b. c.) Sophocles An English version by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald Lysistrata, (411 b.c.) Aristophanes An English version by Dudley Fitts The Second Shepherds' Play, (1420) Anonymous A modernized version by John Gassner Hamlet, (1600) William Shakespeare Edited by William Farnham Tartuffe, (1664) Molière (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin) Translated by Richard Wilbur The School for Scandal, (1777) Richard Brinsley Sheridan A Doll's House, (1879) Henrik Ibsen Translated by Otto Reinert The Cherry Orchard, (1904) Anton Chekhov Translated by Stark Young Major Barbara, (1905) George Bernard Shaw Preface to Major Barbara, George Bernard Shaw Trifles, (1917) Susan Glaspell Desire under the Elms, (1924) Eugene O'Neill The Glass Menagerie, (1944) Tennessee Williams Death of a Salesman, (1944) Arthur Miller The Dumb Waiter, (1957) Harold Pinter A Raisin in the Sun, (1959) Lorraine Hansberry Sticks and Bones, (1971) David Rabe 'night Mother, (1983) Marsha Norman Fences, (1985) August Wilson Selected Bibliography Selected Filmography Index of Authors, Titles, and Terms
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