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A nice alternative to lengthier and more expense anthologies, Drama: A Pocket Anthology is the perfect choice for professors who want to see several books in an Introduction to Drama course. Chronologically organized, changes to the new edition include:
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The ideal alternative to longer anthologies, this brief, affordable, and diverse collection of widely taught and influential plays provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the study of drama. Chronologically organized, this anthology includes playwrights from classical Greece to contemporary Broadway, reflecting the work of the genre’s most distinguished playwrights.
Why do you need this new edition?
- A one-act play by Chicana playwright Milcha Sanchez-Scott (The Cuban Swimmer) reflects the struggle of a Cuban-American as she finds her way in American mainstream culture.
- A one-act play by Arlene Hutton (I Dream Before I Take the Stand) has the makings of a feminist classic, according to one reviewer.
- New selections offered echoes of today’s politics: Sophocles’ Antigone, an adaptation by Arthur Miller of Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People, and a classic from one of America’s most admired playwrights, August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson.
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About the Author:
R. S. Gwynn has edited several other books, including Fiction: A Pocket Anthology; Poetry: A Pocket Anthology; Literature: A Pocket Anthology; Inside Literature: Reading, Responding, Writing (with Steven Zani); The Art of the Short Story (with Dana Gioia); and Contemporary American Poetry: A Pocket Anthology (with April Lindner). He has also authored five collections of poetry, including No Word of Farewell: Selected Poems, 1970-2000. He has been awarded the Michael Braude Award for verse from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Gwynn is University Professor of English and Poet-in-Residence at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.
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Book Description Longman, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0205654061
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0205654061