Plays for the theatre: a drama anthology

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Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1988 - Drama - 614 pages
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Enhance your understanding and appreciation of theatre by going straight to the source-the play scripts! This anthology includes 15 plays that represent a wide historical range as well as the vibrant diversity of contemporary American theatre. An opening essay sets the context for each play, helping you to read with a more informed and analytical eye. The scripts also serve as a foundation that makes discussions of the various types of theatrical experience in your main text more meaningful.

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User Review  - sholt2001 - LibraryThing

A nice collection of plays from a variety of time periods and cultures. Each has a brief introduction on background and themes. Not nearly as comprehensive as some collections, say, the Wadsworth, but also much more brief and easy to digest. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Menaechmi by Plautus
51
The Second Shepherds Play Anonymous
82
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About the author (1988)

Brockett is of the University of Texas at Austin.

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