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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
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The Play’s the Thing.
Origins of Drama.
Aristotle on Tragedy.
Brief History and Description of Dramatic Conventions.
Film Versions: A Note.
Writing About Drama.
Sophocles (496?-406 B. C.), Antigone, translated by Robert Fagles
* William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Twelfth Night, edited by David Bevington
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), An Enemy of the People, adapted by Arthur Miller.
Susan Glaspell (1882-1948), Trifles.
Tennessee Williams (1911-1983), The Glass Menagerie.
Edward Albee, (B. 1928), The Sandbox.
Athol Fugard (B. 1932), “Master Harold” . . . and the boys.
August Wilson (B. 1945-2005), The Piano Lesson
David Ives (B. 1950), Sure Thing.
Milcha Sanchez-Scott (B. 1953), The Cuban Swimmer
* Yasmina Reza (B. 1959) The God of Carnage
List of Critical Terms.
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