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Title Drama for students. Volume 4 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied dramas / David Galens, editor.
Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 1998.


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Description 1 online resource (xix, 392 p.) : ill.
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1094-9232."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637. Alchemist.
Ionesco, Eugène. Cantatrice chauve. English.
Wilson, Lanford, 1937-2011. Burn this.
Medoff, Mark, 1940-2019. Children of a lesser god.
Dorfman, Ariel. Muerte y la doncella. English.
Sophocles. Electra.
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Hairy ape.
García Lorca, Federico, 1898-1936. Casa de Bernarda Alba. English.
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Importance of being earnest.
Euripides. Iphigenia in Tauris. English.
Carballido, Emilio. I, too, speak of the rose.
Osborne, John, 1929-1994. Look back in anger.
Strindberg, August, 1849-1912. Fröken Julie. English.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. Murder in the cathedral.
Hare, David, 1947- Plenty.
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816. School for scandal.
Pirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936. Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore. English.
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. Skin of our teeth.
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956. Dreigroschenoper. English.
Theater -- Biography.
Theater -- Reviews.
Dramatic criticism.
Drama -- History and criticism.
Drama -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Drama -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Drama -- Stories, plots, etc.
American drama.
Contents The alchemist / Ben Jonson -- The bald soprano / Eugene Ionesco -- Burn this / Lanford Wilson -- Children of a lesser god / Mark Medoff / Death and the maiden / Ariel Dorfman -- Electra / Sophocles -- The hairy ape / Eugene O'Neill -- The house of Bernarda Alba / Federic Garcia Lorca -- The importance of being Earnest / Oscar Wilde -- Iphigenia in Taurus / Euripides -- I, too, speak of the rose / Emilio Carballido -- Look back in anger / John Osborne -- Miss Julie / August Strindberg -- Murder in the cathedral / T.S. Eliot -- Plenty / David Hare -- School for scandal / Richard Brinsley Sheridan -- Six characters in search of an author / Luigi Pirandello -- The skin of our teeth / Thornton Wilder -- The threepenny opera / Bertolt Brecht.
Summary Features analysis of the plays most frequently studied in literature classes. Entries include: introduction providing overview of play; brief biography of playwright; plot summary; discussion of play's principal themes; essays on play's construction; and excerpted critical commentary.
Other Author Galens, David, editor.
Gale Group.
Other Title Print version: Drama for students, Volume 4. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 1998 9780787627539