This volume explores the history of American drama from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. It describes origins of early republican drama and its evolution during the pre-war and post-war periods. It traces the emergence of different types of American drama including protest plays, reform drama, political drama, experimental drama, urban plays, feminist drama and realist plays. This volume also analyzes the works of some of the most notable American playwrights including Eugene O'Neill, Tennessee Williams, and Arthur Miller and those written by women dramatists.(This edition is a composite of the prompt copies in the New York Public Library.) Birdoff, Harry. ... University of Texas at Austin. Eliot, George. ... In Critical Essays on Harriet Beecher Stowe, edited by Elizabeth Ammons, 43a44 . Boston: Hall.
|Title||:||The Oxford Handbook of American Drama|
|Author||:||Jeffrey H. Richards, Heather S. Nathans|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2014-02|