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Drama: A Pocket Anthology, 5th Edition

By R. S. Gwynn

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Sep 26, 2014


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A nice alternative to lengthier and more expense anthologies, Drama: A Pocket Anthology  is the perfect choice for professors who want to see several books in an Introduction to Drama course.  Chronologically organized, changes to the new edition include:


  • Yasmina Reza’s Tony-winning comedy The God of Carnageproduced on Broadway with a cast including James Gandolfini and Jeff Daniels, reflects the robust strength of today’s Broadway and of contemporary comedy.
  • Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night brings a classic comedy to this collection for the first time.
  • Table of Contents


    The Play’s the Thing
    Origins of Drama
    Aristotle on Tragedy
    Brief History and Description of Dramatic Conventions


    Writing About Drama


        Antigone, translated by Robert Fagles
    William Shakespeare
        Twelfth Night; or, What You Will, edited by David Bevington
    Henrik Ibsen
        An Enemy of the People, adapted by Arthur Miller
    Susan Glaspell

    Tennessee Williams
        The Glass Menagerie
    Edward Albee
        The Sandbox
    Athol Fugard
        “Master Harold” . . . and the boys

    August Wilson
        The Piano Lesson
    David Ives
        Sure Thing
    Milcha Sanchez-Scott
        The Cuban Swimmer
    Yasmina Reza
        The God of Carnage, translated by Christopher Hampton


    Index of Critical Terms


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