9780312402099

12 Plays : A Portable Anthology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312402099

  • ISBN10:

    0312402090

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/22/2002
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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Summary

A dozen plays that instructors want to teach and students like to read are gathered in this portable and economical volume.

Author Biography

JANET E. GARDNER (Ph. D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst) is Associate Professor of English at University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth where she teaches courses in drama, British and world literature, and writing. She has published numerous articles, reviews, and chapters on contemporary drama, especially modern British drama and the work of Caryl Churchill. She has received several grants and awards for research into current teaching technologies, and is at work on a study of drama and theatre pedagogy.

Table of Contents

Preface v
Sophocles
Oedipus Rex
1(45)
Dudley Fitts
Robert Fitzgerald
Aristophanes
Lysistrata
46(45)
Dudley Fitts
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
91(122)
William Shakespeare
A Doll House
213(59)
Rolf Fjelde
Henrik Ibsen
The Cherry Orchard
272(49)
Carol Rocamora
Anton Chekhov
Trifles
321(13)
Susan Glaspell
The Glass Menagerie
334(56)
Tennessee Williams
Death of a Salesman
390(80)
Arthur Miller
Endgame
470(63)
Samuel Beckett
Top Girls
533(62)
Caryl Churchill
``Master Harold'' ... and the boys
595(38)
Athol Fugard
The Piano Lesson
633(72)
August Wilson
A Brief History of Western Theater 705(6)
Biographical and Textual Notes 711(12)
List of Selected Video Resources 723(6)
Glossary of Dramatic and Critical Terms 729

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