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Drama: A Pocket Anthology Plus NEW MyLiteratureLab -- Access Card Package, 5th Edition

By R. S. Gwynn

Published by Longman

Published Date: Aug 6, 2014

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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Introduction

The Play’s the Thing.

Origins of Drama.

Aristotle on Tragedy.

Plot.

Characterization.

Theme.

Diction.

Spectacle.

Brief History and Description of Dramatic Conventions.

Film Versions:  A Note.

Writing About Drama.

 

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

 

Acknowledgements.

 

List of Critical Terms.

 

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-403878-9

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-403878-0

Format: Book

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