9780495095828

Plays for the Theatre

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495095828

  • ISBN10:

    0495095826

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/3/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of theatre by going straight to the source-the play scripts! This anthology includes 15 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.

Table of Contents

Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, English version
Noah and His Sons by Anonymous, edited
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, English version
Tartuffe by MoliFre (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin), Translated into English
A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, Translated by William Archer (with emendations
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Hairy Ape
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Buried Child
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Roosters
How I Learned to Drive
The Shrine in the Fields
The Strong Breed
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