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Published: 24 March 2005

560 Pages | 1 line drawing, numerous halftones

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780198604174


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The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

Edited by Michael Patterson

  • Provides useful information and brief synopses of the 1000 most significant plays of world theatre
  • Ideal for students, scholars, theatre professionals - especially directors - amateur drama enthusiasts, and informed theatre-goers
  • Each entry contains essential information, including: title, author, date of writing, date of first performance, genre, setting, and composition of cast
  • Each entry also includes a summary of the play's plot, and a brief commentary
  • 80 major plays - from The Oresteia to Waiting for Godot - are treated at greater length
  • An index of characters helps the reader to find particular characters, and to trace the trajectory of major historical and legendary characters - for example Iphigenia - through world drama, including in plays that do not have entries in the Dictionary
  • An index of playwrights (with dates) enables the reader to find details of all the plays included by author
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