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making of modern drama a study of Büchner, Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, Pirandello, Brecht, Beckett, Handke by Richard Gilman

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Published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in New York .
Written in English


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StatementRichard Gilman.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 292 p.
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20213696M

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Modern Drama is the most prominent journal in English to focus on dramatic literature. The journal features refereed articles written from a variety of geo-political points of view, both formal and historical, of the dramatic literature of the past two centuries; there is also an extensive book review section. MD is available in print and online. Professor Gilman's excellent short study of dramatists from Buchner to Handke is appropriately about the imaginative processes, the shifts and stresses of modern consciousness, the ""mysterious changes and sudden leaps,"" which connect the theatre to analogous revolutionary pursuits in fiction and poetry. When Buchner, in the 19th century, spoke of creation, the . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Making of Modern Drama: The End of the World Vol. IV by Maurice J. Valency (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Modern Drama: Plays, Criticism, Theory by William B. Worthen (Editor) › Visit Amazon's William B. Worthen Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central 5/5(1).

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