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Download Contemporary British Drama PDF by David Lane Full Free and published by Edinburgh University Press. This book was released on 2010-09-09 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book offers an extended analysis of writers and theatre companies in Britain since 1995, and explores them alongside recent cultural, social and political developments. Referencing well-known practitioners from modern theatre, this book is an excelle
Download A Reader's Guide to Modern British Drama PDF by Sanford Sternlicht Full Free and published by Syracuse University Press. This book was released on 2004-12-01 with total page 276 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book reveals the influences of modern history and psychology on British drama; the all-important influence of Irish dramatists like Wilde, Shaw, O’Casey, and Beckett; the significance of the Independent Theatre of J. T. Grein and the early Royal Court Theatre; the gay community’s contribution to the British theater; the powerful new feminist drama; and the British festival theater. Auseful tool for readers wishing to know more about Britain’s great dramatic tradition and vital contemporary theater, for students pursuing drama studies, and for libraries in need of an accessible reference work.
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Download Contemporary British Drama, 1970–90 PDF by Hersh Zeifman Full Free and published by Springer. This book was released on 1993-04-27 with total page 348 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book focuses exclusively on the exciting and provocative plays produced in England in the last two decades. The primary aim of the collection is to celebrate the truly remarkable range of British drama since 1970, by examining the work of fourteen important and representative playwrights. This emphasis on range applies not only to the dramatists chosen for inclusion but to the critics as well - specifically to the diversity of critical methodology demonstrated in their essays.
Download Post-war British Drama: Looking Back in Gender PDF by Michelene Wandor Full Free and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2003-12-16 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this extensively revised and updated edition of her classic work, Look Back in Gender, Michelene Wandor confirms the symbiotic relationship between drama and gender in a provocative look at key, representative British plays from the last fifty years. Repositioning the text at the heart of hteatre studies, Wandor surveys plays by Ayckbourn, Beckett, Churchill, Daniels, Friel, Hare, Kane, Osborne, Pinter, Ravenhill, Wertenbaker, Wesker and others. Her nuanced argument, central to any analysis of contemporary drama, discusses: *the imperative of gender in the playwright's imagination *the function of gender as a major determinant of the text's structural and narrative drives *the impact of socialism and feminism on post-war British drama, and the relevance of feminist dynamics in drama *differences in the representation of the fmaily, sexuality and the mother, before and after 1968 *the impact of the slogan that the 'personal is political' on contemporary form and content.
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