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Table of Contents
|Introduction: Drama, Theater, and Culture|
|Reading Drama and Seeing Theater|
|Drama and Theater in History|
|The Stage in Critical Practice|
|Interpreting the Mterial Past|
|The Theater Of Classical Europe|
|Aside: Roman Drama and Theater|
|Reading the Material Theater: Pronomos Painter|
|Sophocles, Oedipus the King|
|Plautus, The Brothers Menaechmus|
|Critical Contexts: Aristotle, from The Poetics|
|Horace, from On the Art of Poetry|
|Aside: Sanskrit Drama and Theater|
|Reading the Material Theater: A Portrait of Seki Sanjuro II|
|Chushingura: The Forty-Seven Samurai|
|Critical Contexts: Zeami Motokiyo, from A Mirror Held to the Flower|
|Medieval and Renaissance England|
|Aside: The Jacobean Court Masque|
|Reading the Material Theater: Titus Andronicus title page|
|Anonymous, The York Crucifixion|
|A Midsummer Night's Dream|
|Critical Contexts: Sir Philip Sidney, from Apology for Poetry|
|Early Modern Europe|
|Aside: Commedia Dell' Arte|
|Reading the Material Theater: Betterton's acting style|
|Pedro Calder?n de la Barca, Life Is a Dream|
|Sor Juana In?s de la Cruz, Loa to The Divine Narcissus|
|Critical Contexts: John Dryden, Preface to Troilus and Cressida, Containing the Grounds of Criticism in Tragedy|
|Reading the Material Theater: Ibsen's Notes for the Modern Tragedy|
|A Doll's House|
|A Dream Play|
|Mother Courage and Her Children|
|Critical Contexts: Friedrich Nietzsche, from The Birth of Tragedy|
|From Naturalism in the Theatre|
|From "Direction and Acting"|
|"The Street Scene"|
|From The Theater and Its Double|
|The United States|
|Aside: The Federal Theater Project|
|Aside: Performance Art|
|Reading the Material Theater: "A Jury of Her Peers,"|
|The Glass Menagerie|
|Death of a Salesman|
|Angels in America, Part 1 Milennium Approaches|
|Fires in the Mirror|
|Critical Contexts: Arthur Miller, Tragedy and the Common Man|
|Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones, "The Revolutionary Theatre"|
|Aside: Intercultural Performance|
|Reading the Material Theater: Program Notes for Translations|
|Information for Foreigners|
|Death and the King's Horseman|
|The Other Shore|
|Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing|
|Critical Contexts: Frantz Fanon, from "The Fact of Blackness."|
|From Theatre of the Oppressed|
|From Post-Colonial Drama|
|List of Illustrations and Photographs|
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