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Modern British dramatists; a collection of critical essays

by John Russell Brown

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Published by Prentice-Hall in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTwentieth century views
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR737 .B7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5607156M
    LC Control Number68014462

    Life and career. Jameson was born in Whitby, Yorkshire, she briefly attended school at the Scarborough Municipal, before studying at the University of Leeds. She moved to London, where she earned a Masters of Arts degree from King's College London in , and then went on to teach before becoming a full-time writer. She married the author Guy Chapman, but continued to be published under her. Essays and criticism on Harold Pinter - Critical Essays. Harold Pinter is sometimes associated with the generation of British playwrights who emerged in the ’s and are known as the Angry.

    1. English drama—I9th century—History and criticism. 2. English drama—20th century—History and criticism. I. Title. II. Series. PRD54 ’’09—dc19 CIP. Revised Online Versions—, (with title revised to Modern British and Irish Drama to A Critical . Early Modern English Drama: A Critical Companionpresents twenty-seven analytical essays on individual plays from the early modern period. Each essay is written by a leading scholar and examines a play in terms of a cultural or literary topic, from London to the law, servants to sovereigns, and geography to religion.

    Ian McEwan is one of the most significant, and controversial, British novelists working today. His books are both critically - and academically - acclaimed and embraced by readers across the world. Although primarily a novelist, he has also written short stories, television plays, a libretto, a children's book and a film adaptation. Across these many forms his work retains a distinctive.   Bobst REF1 PRC57 6th Ed. Description: Provides information for over three hundred living dramatists who publish in English. Entries include a brief biography, list of publications and professional activities, and a critical essay about the dramatist and his or her work.


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