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The Bedford Introduction to Drama

The Bedford Introduction to Drama
Author: Lee A. Jacobus
ISBN 13: 9780312474881
ISBN 10: 312474881
Edition: Sixth Edition
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication Date: 2008-09-05
Format: Paperback
Pages: 1824
List Price: $88.30

The Bedford Anthology of Drama is the most comprehensive introductory drama resource available. Its 54 chronologically arranged plays represent every major period from classic times to the present. With in-depth treatment of 3 major playwrights, the strongest representation of plays by women and American multicultural plays, and an exciting contemporary section loaded with prize winners, The Bedford Anthology of Drama has the plays you want to teach and features designed to help students think critically about all aspects of a play as a work of literature and as a performance.

Giving students a rich understanding of the plays and the contexts from which they emerge the anthology offers 57 commentaries, 4 Casebooks, the most extensive collection of theater photographs available in a text of this kind, coverage of writing about drama, and a robust companion web site with help for students and instructors.