The Oxford Guide to Plays

The Oxford Guide to Plays

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Ideal for students, scholars, theatre professionals, amateur drama enthusiasts and theatre-goers, The Oxford Guide to Plays provides essential information including title, author, dates of composition and first performance, genre, composition of the cast, plot synopsis and a brief commentary on 1, 000 of the best-loved and most important plays in world theatre. An index of characters helps the reader to find particular characters and to trace the trajectory of major historical and legendary characters, and an index of playwrights enables the reader to find details of all the plays included by the author. The most significant plays - from The Oresteia to Waiting for Godot - are dealt with in more detail.... Captain: Farquhar, a#39;Recruiting Officer; Brecht, Drums and Trumpets (1955); Wertenbaker, a#39;Our Countrya#39;s Good Brazil: Parks, a#39;America Play ... Brigid: Carroll, a#39; Shadow and Substance Briglow Bill: Esson, a#39;Drovers Brindsley Miller: Shaffer, a#39; Black Comedy Britannicus: Racine, ... a#39;Vortex Burge-Lubin, President: G. B. Shaw , a#39;Back to Methuselah (Part 3) Burgomaster, The: Shvarts, a#39;Dragon Burke, Mat: Oa#39; Neill, anbsp;...

Title:The Oxford Guide to Plays
Author:Michael Patterson
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2007


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