American plays and playwrights of the contemporary theatre.

Rev. ed.. New York, Crown Publishers [1970] .

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Subjects Albee, Edward, 1928-
American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American drama.
Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973.
Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981.
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984.
Hellman, Lillian, 1906-
Inge, William.
Kingsley, Sidney, 1906-1995.
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982.
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005.
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.
Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963.
Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967.
Saroyan, William, 1908-1981.
Shaw, Irwin, 1913-1984.
Teatro -- EE. UU. -- Historia.
Theater -- United States -- History.
Théâtre -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Théâtre américain -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
United States.
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975.
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.
Description 270 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-260).
Contents Introduction: "The purpose of playing ..." -- Eugene O'Neill: the tragic homecoming -- Arthur Miller: return to the self -- Tennessee Williams: the freedom of the senses -- Thornton Wilder and William Saroyan: the comic vein and "courage for survival" -- The fun and games of Edward Albee -- The survivors of the Depression: Hellman, Odets, Shaw -- Man's relation to God: MacLeish, Chayefsky -- The tired deans: Elmer Rice and S.N. Behrman -- The emergent deans: Kingsley, Inge, and company -- Broadway's boys -- The refugees from television -- New-play madness and some new voices -- The musical theatre: heirs to Richard Rodgers -- The theatre off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway -- Trends of the decade.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)113163
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lewis, Allan.
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