Download e-book for iPad: American Drama 1945 - 2000: An Introduction (Wiley Blackwell by David Krasner

By David Krasner

This concise creation to American drama offers readers an summary of the way American drama built from the top of the second one global warfare to the flip of the twenty-first century.

  • Provides a balanced evaluate of the foremost performs and playwrights of the period.
  • Shows how those dramatists broke new floor of their contribution to political, fiscal, social and cultural debates, in addition to of their dramaturgical strategies.
  • Organized chronologically, with performs, playwrights and events clustered round varied activities comparable to realism and experimentalism.
  • Gives readers a feeling of the advance of yank drama over time.

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