David Krasner's A History of Modern Drama, Volume II: 1960 - 2000 PDF

By David Krasner

A historical past of recent Drama: Volume II explores a amazing breadth of themes and analytical techniques 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 distinct analyses of performs and playwrights, studying the impact of a variety of writers, from mainstream icons resembling Harold Pinter and Edward Albee, to extra unorthodox works by way of Peter Weiss and Sarah Kane
  • Provides worldwide assurance 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 subject matters with unique theories, overseas viewpoint, and philosophical and cultural context

Completes a entire two-part paintings interpreting glossy global drama, and along A historical past of recent Drama: Volume I, bargains readers whole assurance of an entire century within the evolution of world dramatic literature.

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