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The Drama is Coming Now

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This engrossing book presents the first collection in more than three decades of one of America's finest drama critics. Richard Gilman chronicles a major period in American theatre history, one that witnessed the birth or spread of Off-Broadway, regional theatre, nonprofit companies, and avant-garde performance, as well as growing interest in plays by women and minorities and in world drama. His writing, however, is more than a revealing look at an era. It is criticism for the ages. Insightful, provocative, and impassioned, the articles represent the full range of Gilman's interests.;There are essays, profiles, and book reviews dealing with such topics as the "new naturalism" in theatre, Brecht's collected plays, and the legacy of Stanislavski. There is also a generous sampling of Gilman's comments on plays by O'Neill, Miller, Chekhov, Albee, Ibsen, Anouilh, Beckett, Ionesco, Pinter, Fugard, and many others.

Book condition is very good. Page are clean and bright.

Item details

Author(s):
Gilman, Richard
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24.2cm x 16.2cm
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0300100469
ISBN-13:
9780300100464
Number of pages:
351
Publisher:
Yale University Press

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This engrossing book presents the first collection in more than three decades of one of America's finest drama critics. Richard Gilman chronicles a major period in American theatre history, one that witnessed the birth or spread of Off-Broadway, regional theatre, nonprofit companies, and avant-garde performance, as well as growing interest in plays by women and minorities and in world drama. His writing, however, is more than a revealing look at an era. It is criticism for the ages. Insightful, provocative, and impassioned, the articles represent the full range of Gilman's interests.;There are essays, profiles, and book reviews dealing with such topics as the "new naturalism" in theatre, Brecht's collected plays, and the legacy of Stanislavski. There is also a generous sampling of Gilman's comments on plays by O'Neill, Miller, Chekhov, Albee, Ibsen, Anouilh, Beckett, Ionesco, Pinter, Fugard, and many others.

Book condition is very good. Page are clean and bright.

Author(s):
Gilman, Richard
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24.2cm x 16.2cm
Edition:
2005
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0300100469
ISBN-13:
9780300100464
Number of pages:
351
Publisher:
Yale University Press

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