The Broadview Anthology of Drama: Volume 1: From Antiquity Through the Eighteenth Century
Craig S. Walker, Jennifer Wise
Broadview Press, Jul 9, 2003 - Drama - 850 pages
The Broadview Anthology of Drama: Plays from the Western Theatre is a chronological presentation of 43 plays in two volumes, ranging from the ancient theatre world to the present day. Each chapter focuses on a specific period and begins with an insightful introduction sketching the historical and theatrical landscape of that period. Contextualization for each play is provided through a thorough account of the literary and dramatic background of the play along with clear and comprehensive annotation. In addition, the editors have provided a glossary of terms used in the anthology to better equip students with a vocabulary for discussing the world of the stage.
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The Ancient Theatre i
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The Libation Bearers
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