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British Playwrights, 1880-1956

A Research and Production Sourcebook

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies,
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Plays & playwrights: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Plays & playwrights: 19th century,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • 20th Century English Drama,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • English,
  • Reference,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Theater - Direction & Production,
  • Literary Criticism / Drama,
  • Drama,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • Bio-bibliography,
  • Dictionaries,
  • English drama

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam W. Demastes (Editor), Katherine E. Kelly (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10419576M
    ISBN 100313287589
    ISBN 109780313287589


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The British playwrights featured in this volume initiated, developed, or in some way resisted the appearance of English dramatic modernism. The date marks the onset of the "new" or "modern" drama in small, coterie theaters; marks a surge of postwar dramatic energy afforded, in part, by state patronage.

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From towhen John Osborne transformed the British theater world with Look Back in Anger, British playwrights made numerous lasting contributions and provided a foundation for the innovations of dramatists during the latter half of the 20th century.

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