British Drama, 1890 to 1950: A Critical History

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Twayne Publishers, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 308 pages
Examines the impact of the economic, social, and political development of the period, in conjuction with the influence of continental drama, on the revitalization of the British theater. Emphasizes the dominant role that Shaw and the Irish theater played in the evolution of the drama.

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These are the first of five volumes planned for a Twayne series on British drama. Dietrich provides useful information on the various dramatic movements leading up to the "triumph'' of the "New Drama ... Read full review


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