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Types of Drama: Plays and Contexts (8th Edition)

Types of Drama: Plays and Contexts (8th Edition)
Author: Sylvan Barnet - William E. Burto - Lesley Ferris -
ISBN 13: 9780321065063
ISBN 10: 321065069
Edition: 8
Publisher: Longman
Publication Date: 2001-01-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 1584
List Price: $96.00

Types of Drama, 8/e offers a full range of plays from ancient Greece to the present. Like the earlier editions, this collection gives strong representation of such familiar authors as the Greek dramatists, Shakespeare, Ibsen, and O'Neill as well as to contemporary classic authors such as Miller, Williams and Churchill.

New to the eighth edition are twenty-eight works including a commedia dell'arte scenario, a Noh play, an opera by Gertrude Stein, a farce by Dario Fo, Elizabeth Robins's neglected Votes for Women , and Suzan-Lori-Parks's newest play, In the Blood .

For individuals interested in expanding their knowledge and critical understanding of dramatic performances, their histories and the important role of reviewers.