By David Krasner

A background of recent Drama: Volume II explores a extraordinary breadth of issues and analytical ways to the dramatic works, authors, and transitional occasions and hobbies that formed international drama from 1960 via to the sunrise of the hot millennium.

  • Features specified analyses of performs and playwrights, analyzing the impact of a variety of writers, from mainstream icons similar to Harold Pinter and Edward Albee, to extra unorthodox works via Peter Weiss and Sarah Kane
  • Provides international assurance of either English and non-English dramas – together with works from Africa and Asia to the center East
  • Considers the effect of paintings, song, literature, structure, society, politics, tradition, and philosophy at the formation of postmodern dramatic literature
  • Combines wide-ranging subject matters with unique theories, foreign viewpoint, and philosophical and cultural context

Completes a entire two-part paintings analyzing smooth international drama, and along A background of contemporary Drama: Volume I, bargains readers whole assurance of an entire century within the evolution of worldwide dramatic literature.

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