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Modern British dramatists, 1900-1945

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dramatists, English -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • English drama -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Stanley Weintraub ; foreword by Sir Harold Hobson.
    SeriesDictionary of literary biography ;, v. 10
    ContributionsWeintraub, Stanley, 1929-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR623 .M63 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4272977M
    ISBN 100810309378
    LC Control Number81019234

      A revised and updated version of Modern British Drama, –, this was the first one-volume analysis of English playwriting over the twentieth century. Includes a chronology, illustrations from key performances, lists of playwrights and works, and selective bibliographies. Invaluable guide for students, theatre-goers and theatre s: 1. You'll examine the role theater has played in British culture and society over the past years. You'll witness the evolution of the stylistic conventions of the British play, from the genteel drawing-room comedies of the late 19th century to the radical political theater of the late 20th century.

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    TOP. There have been two periods of great drama in British history, the first in “the Renaissance,” Shakespeare’s age, and the second, confusingly called “the Renaissance of the British Drama,” featuring George Bernard Shaw and the New Drama. 1 It is this renaissance of the modern period, roughly occupying the years to , that is the subject of this book. 1 Approaching 20th-century British drama 8 The Edwardian age 8 The Edwardian theatre 10 The new theatre: the influence of Ibsen and Shaw 11 The growth of the new theatre 14 The Great War and after 16 Noel Coward 18 The s 19 Workers’ theatre 20 The commercial theatre 21 W.H. Auden and the Group Theatre 21 T.S. Eliot and verse drama


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