ISBN-10:
1551115824
ISBN-13:
9781551115825
Pub. Date:
07/09/2003
Publisher:
Broadview Press
The Broadview Anthology of Drama Volume II: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries / Edition 1

The Broadview Anthology of Drama Volume II: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781551115825
Publisher: Broadview Press
Publication date: 07/09/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 674
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Wise is Associate Professor of Theatre History at the University of Victoria and the author of Dionysus Writes: The Invention of Theatre in Ancient Greece (Cornell University Press, 1998).

Craig S. Walker is Associate Professor of Drama at Queen’s University and the author of The Buried Astrolabe: Canadian Dramatic Imagination and Western Tradition (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2001).

Table of Contents

VOLUME II

Introduction

5 The Nineteenth Century

Georg Buchner
Woyzeck (1837)
Carl Richard Mueller, trans.
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852)
Adapted by George Aiken
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Henrik Ibsen
Hedda Gabler (1890)
A new version by Craig S. Walker, based on the original English translation by William Archer and Edmund Gosse

Oscar Wilde
The Importance of Being Earnest (1895)
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Alfred Jarry
King Ubu (1896)
David Edney, trans.
Craig S. Walker, ed.

6 The Twentieth Century:
Modernism and After

Anton Chekhov
The Cherry Orchard (1904)
A new version by Craig S. Walker

Bernard Shaw
Major Barbara (including preface) (1907)
Craig S. Walker, ed.

August Strindberg
The Ghost Sonata (1908)
Elizabeth Sprigge, trans.
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Paul Green & Richard Wright
Native Son (1941)
From the novel by Richard Wright
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Bertolt Brecht
The Caucasian Chalk Circle (1948)
Ralph Manheim, trans.
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Tennessee Williams
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955)
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Samuel Beckett
Play (1963)
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Michel Tremblay
Les Belles Soeurs (1968)
John Van Burek & Bill Glassco, trans.
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Wallace Shawn
Aunt Dan and Lemon (1985)
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Tomson Highway
The Rez Sisters (1986)
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Timberlake Wertenbaker
Our Country’s Good (1989)
Based on the novel The Playmaker by Thomas Keneally
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Caryl Churchill
Mad Forest (1990)
Craig S. Walker, ed.

Colleen Wagner
The Monument (1995)
Craig S. Walker, ed.

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