9780073514130

Anthology of Living Theater

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073514130

  • ISBN10:

    0073514136

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/13/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

This anthology of 18 plays offers a convenient and affordable alternative to ordering individual play scripts, with the additional benefit of a general introduction and headnotes.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction: How to Read a Play
Where and When the Play Takes Place: The Setting and Circumstances xiv
Who the Participants Are: The Characters xvi
What Kind of Play It Is: Categories and Genres xvi
How the Play Unfolds: Action and Theme xvii
The Play Begins xvii
The Play Progresses xviii
The Theme xviii
The Conclusion xix
AN ANTHOLOGY OF PLAYS
Sophocles, Antigone, trans, and ed. Peter D. Arnott
3(22)
Aristophanes, Lysistrata, trans. Douglas parker
25(52)
Plautus, The Menaechmus Brothers, trans. and ed. E. F. Watling
77(26)
Abraham and Isaac, adapt, the editors
103(10)
Kan'ami Kiyotsugu, Sotoba Komachi, trans. Arthur Waley
113(6)
William Shakespeare, Hamlet, ed. and with notes by Tucker Brooke and Jack Randall Crawford
119(64)
Moliere, Tartuffe, trans. Richard Wilbur
183(32)
Susanna Centlivre, The Busy Body
215(42)
Henrik Ibsen, A Doll's House, trans. Eva Le Gallienne
257(38)
Anton Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard, trans. Constance Garnett
295(28)
August Strindberg, A Dream Play, trans. Walter Johnson
323(34)
Bertolt Brecht, The Good Woman of Setzuan, trans. Eric Bentley and Maja Apelman
357(50)
Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
407(40)
Samuel Beckett, Krapp's Last Tape
447(8)
Charles Ludlam, The Mystery of Irma Vep
455(28)
August Wilson, Joe Turner's Come and Gone
483(38)
Caryl Churchill, Far Away
521(12)
John Leguizamo, Excerpts from Freak
533(10)
Acknowledgments 543

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