A History of Modern Drama, Volume II: 1960 - 2000 by David Krasner

By David Krasner

A historical past of recent Drama: Volume II explores a notable breadth of subject matters and analytical methods to the dramatic works, authors, and transitional occasions and pursuits that formed global drama from 1960 via to the sunrise of the recent millennium.

  • Features designated analyses of performs and playwrights, interpreting the effect of quite a lot of writers, from mainstream icons reminiscent of Harold Pinter and Edward Albee, to extra unorthodox works by means of Peter Weiss and Sarah Kane
  • Provides international insurance of either English and non-English dramas – together with works from Africa and Asia to the center East
  • Considers the impact of paintings, track, literature, structure, society, politics, tradition, and philosophy at the formation of postmodern dramatic literature
  • Combines wide-ranging themes with unique theories, foreign point of view, and philosophical and cultural context

Completes a entire two-part paintings studying sleek international drama, and along A historical past of recent Drama: Volume I, bargains readers whole insurance of a whole century within the evolution of world dramatic literature.

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