Modern British Farce: A Selective Study of British Farce from Pinero to the Present Day

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1989 - Drama - 232 pages
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Contents: The Nature of Farce; A.W. Pinero and the Court Farces; Ben Travers and the Aldwych Farces; Brian Rix and the Whitehall Farces; Post-Whitehall Farces; Joe Orton; Farce and Contemporary Drama: I; Farce and Contemporary Drama: II; Conclusion; ^R Appendix: a Chronological List of Plays; Notes; Bibliography; Index
 

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Contents

The Nature of Farce
1
A W Finero and the Court Farces
17
Ben Travers and the Aldwych Farces
50
Brian Rix and the Whitehall Farces
70
PostWhitehall Farces
96
Joe Orton
120
Farce and Contemporary Drama I
139
Farce and Contemporary Drama II
175
Conclusion
207
a Chronological List of Plays
216
Notes
217
Bibliography
224
Index
227
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