Drama: Classical to Contemporary

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John C. Coldewey, W. R. Streitberger
Prentice Hall, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 1462 pages
This is one of the most comprehensive anthologies of enduring masterpieces of Western drama available. The critical and interpretive histories of the works, as well as background on the theaters where the plays were produced highlight the cultural and theatrical context of dramatic performances. The collection features 39 plays and 1 trope from all periods of Western drama including Greek, Medieval, Renaissance, Neoclassical, Early Modern European, Later Modern American and European, and Contemporary. For individuals interested in expanding their knowledge and critical understanding of dramatic performances, their histories and the important role of reviewers.

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Greek Drama and Theater
Contexts and Commentaries
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