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- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 57.00
American playwrights have made enormous contributions to world drama during the last century, and their works are widely read and performed. This reference conveniently introduces 10 of the most important modern American plays read by students. An introductory essay concisely overviews modern American drama, and each of the chapters that follow examines... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00
In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen (?The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen . . . Miller and Odets, Inge and O?Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him?), August Strindberg (?He understood and predicted the forces that... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2009; US$ 17.99
In May 1969, David Oluwale's body was pulled from the River Aire in Leeds. Eighteen months later, the investigation into his death was to rip apart the Yorkshire police force as two officers were prosecuted for killing the Nigerian immigrant whist in police custody. The police acts of prejudice and violence brought to light through the investigation... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
Although not yet 40, two-time Pulitzer finalist Sarah Ruhl has established herself as one of America's most innovative and productive playwrights. She is known for charting complex currents of desire and broaching weighty topics such as bereavement with a light, whimsical touch. This critical volume represents the first full-length, comprehensive... more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99
A fun read for Alcott fans, ?Comic Tragedies' is five plays written and performed by the Alcott sisters, collected for publication by Anna Alcott Pratt after the death of her sister, Louisa May Alcott. Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women. In the mid-1860s, Alcott wrote passionate, fiery novels and... more...
- Inspire on Purpose Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
When a surgeon goes to the operating room, one would never consider that the surgeon might not be the one to come out alive. Dr. Allen barely escaped electrocution while saving a patients life. On the other side of his near-death experience, he heard a voice clearly say, "I'm not ready for you yet. You have more work to do." Little... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
Three delightful one-act plays set in and around New York, in which sophisticated characters confound one another in ways only Woody Allen could imagine Woody Allen?s first dramatic writing published in years, ?Riverside Drive,? ?Old Saybrook,? and ?Central Park West? are humorous, insightful, and unusually readable plays about infidelity. The characters,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Seeking to fill a major gap in the literature about representations of presidents, this book looks at more than 40 plays, written since 1900, which have had prominent productions on or off-Broadway or in another major city. more...