9780534577865

Plays for the Theatre (with InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534577865

  • ISBN10:

    0534577865

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/7/2003
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

PLAYS FOR THEATRE continues its rich tradition of providing engaging plays for the contemporary stage. The plays provide historical and contemporary drama. PLAYS FOR THEATRE is a great companion to THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE, EIGHTH EDITION, which places selections from plays within historical and cultural context, providing a richer and more rewarding exploration of the people and ideas that have shaped today's theatre.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Oedipus Rex
1(36)
Sophocles
Dudley Fitts
Robert Fitzgerald
Noah and His Sons
37(14)
Anonymous
Oscar G. Brockett
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
51(98)
William Shakespeare
The Servant of Two Masters
149(52)
Carlo Goldoni
Edward J. Dent
Tartuffe
201(48)
Moliere (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin)
Richard Wilbur
A Doll's House
249(46)
Henrik Ibsen
William Archer
Oscar G. Brockett
``The Hairy Ape''
295(28)
Eugene O'Neill
The Good Woman of Setzuan
323(50)
Bertolt Brecht
Eric Bentley
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
373(54)
Tennessee Williams
Happy Days
427(18)
Samuel Beckett
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
445(44)
August Wilson
Roosters
489(26)
Milcha Sanchez-Scott
How I Learned to Drive
515(34)
Paula Vogel
The Shrine in the fields
549(10)
Zeami Motokiyo
The Strong Breed
559(22)
Wole Soyinka
Credits 581

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