qThe Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama covers the period from 1860 to the present. ... The distinctive feature of this encyclopedia is the emphasis it places on the cultural context of dramatic works and their authors.q--Preface.While that approach and his tendency to weave a didactic point into the action may be obvious on one level, eliciting immediate ... The Dra-Dra (Der Dra-Dra, 1970), because Kipphardt had dared to compare West German politicians to the parasitic ... his loyalty toward his friends in his dealings with the FBI; he begins to question his opportunism in putting the importance of ... As in his other plays, Kipphardt successfully avoids psychologizing the conflicts and works at bringing out theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama|
|Author||:||Gabrielle H. Cody|
|Publisher||:||Columbia University Press - 2007|