9780155072305

Plays for the Theatre

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  • ISBN13:

    9780155072305

  • ISBN10:

    0155072307

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/14/1999
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

PLAYS FOR THE THEATRE, Seventh Edition, continues its rich tradition of providing insightful and absorbing plays for the contemporary stage. The plays selected typify a wide range of cultural diversity and dramatic power. PLAYS FOR THE THEATRE, edited by Oscar G. Brockett with Robert Ball, is a companion to THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE, Seventh Edition, which places selections from Plays within historical and cultural context, providing a richer and more rewarding exploration of the people and the ideas that have shaped today's theatre.

Table of Contents

Preface v
Oedipus Rex
1(39)
Sophocles
Dudley Fitts
Robert Fitzgerald
Noah and His Sons
40(15)
Anonymous
Oscar G. Brockett
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
55(101)
William Shakespeare
The Servant of Two Masters
156(59)
Carlo Goldoni
Edward J. Dent
Tartuffe
215(50)
Moliere
Richard Wilbur
A Doll's House
265(52)
Henrik Ibsen
William Archer
Oscar G. Brockett
``The Hairy Ape''
317(31)
Eugene O'Neill
The Good Woman of Setzuan
348(55)
Bertolt Brecht
Eric Bentley
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
403(62)
Tennessee Williams
Happy Days
465(20)
Samuel Beckett
The Colored Museum
485(30)
George C. Wolfe
Roosters
515(29)
Milcha Sanchez-Scott
Yankee Dawg You Die
544(31)
Philip Kan Gotanda
An American Daughter
575(48)
Wendy Wasserstein
Credits 623

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