Plays For The Theatre by Oscar G. BrockettPlays For The Theatre by Oscar G. Brockett

Plays For The Theatre

byOscar G. Brockett

Paperback | January 1, 2010

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Enhance your understanding and appreciation of theatre by going straight to the source-the play scripts! This anthology includes 14 plays that represent a wide historical range as well as the vibrant diversity of contemporary American theatre. An opening essay sets the context for each play, helping you to read with a more informed and analytical eye. The scripts also serve as a foundation that makes discussions of the various types of theatrical experience in your main text more meaningful.
Oscar G. Brockett will always have an international reputation as a theatre historian. A Distinguished Scholar honoree of the American Society of Theatre Research, he received career achievement awards from both the Association for Theatre in Higher Education and the United States Institute for Theatre Technology. In addition, he was a...
Title:Plays For The TheatreFormat:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 8.8 × 6.2 × 0.7 inPublished:January 1, 2010Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1439082685

ISBN - 13:9781439082683

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Table of Contents

1. Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, English Version by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald.2. Noah and His Sons by Anonymous, Edited by Oscar G. Brockett.3. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare. 4. Tartuffe by Moliere (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin), Translated into English by Richard Wilbur.5. A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, Translated by William Archer (with Emendations by Oscar G. Brockett).6. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. 7. "The Hairy Ape" by Eugene O'Neill. 8. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams. 9. Ma Rainey's Black Bottom by August Wilson.10. How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel. 11. Lydia by Octavio Solis.12. Becky's New Car by Steven Dietz. 13. The Shrine in the Fields Attributed to Zeami Motokiyo.14. The Strong Breed by Wole Soyinka.