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Published: 30 January 2014

592 Pages | 8 halftones


ISBN: 9780199731497

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The Oxford Handbook of American Drama

Edited by Jeffrey H. Richards and Heather S. Nathans

Oxford Handbooks

  • The most comprehensive multi-authored book on American drama currently in print
  • Covers the origins of theatre in North America, major dramatic developments in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, and new work and trends in the twenty-first
  • Offers the advantage of comprehensive views along with developed examples from hundreds of plays
  • Pursues the precursors to O'Neill, Miller, and Williams with equal vigor to their successors, noting the significant cultural space occupied by genres like minstrelsy or reformist drama

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