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American playwrights, 1918-1938

Eleanor Flexner

American playwrights, 1918-1938

the theatre retreats from reality.

by Eleanor Flexner

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Dramatists, American -- 20th century,
    • Theater -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith a pref. by John Gassner.
      SeriesEssay index reprint series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS351 .F5 1969
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Paginationxx, 331 p.
      Number of Pages331
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4574064M
      ISBN 100836914120
      LC Control Number77099634

      Playwright, I loath to have thy manners known In my chaste book ; I profess them in thine own. Jonson described himself as a poet, not a playwright, since plays during that time were written in meter and so were regarded as the province of poets. This .   In honor of Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 19, here are ten African-American dramatists who have contributed both to the canon of black theatre, and to American literature as a .

        With the classic drama "A Raisin in the Sun" (), Lorraine Hansberry was the first African American woman to have a play produced on Broadway.   Eleanor Flexner (), a writer, also wrote American Playwrights: and Mary Fitzpatrick is Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire and author of Endless Crusade: Women Social Scientists and Progressive Reform. University of New HampshireAuthor: Eleanor Flexner.

      Flexner’s first book, American Playwrights, , reflected both her theatrical experience and her radicalism. She dismissed most American playwrights.   American Playwrights Try to Reinvent the History Play So far, the commissioned playwrights—who include David Henry Hwang, Paula Vogel, Lynn Nottage, and Young Jean Lee—have written dramas.


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Looking to brush up on your classic American theatre. Look no further than our list of 13 influential classic American playwrights. The playwrights below have significantly contributed to the culture of American theatre through their depictions of the American Dream, racism, poverty, identity, feminism, and personal struggle, helping to shape the American theatre we know today.

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to 3rd ed. Eleanor Flexner. Freeport, New York: Books for Cited by:   American playwright Arthur Miller died on Februin Roxbury, Connecticut. He was 89 years old. He died of heart failure. Miller was shaped by the Great Depression, which brought financial ruin onto his father, a small manufacturer, and demonstrated to the young Miller the insecurity of modern existence.

After graduation from high.