American Drama, 1940-1960

by G. K. Hall

Publisher: Twayne Publishers

Written in English
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The s and s indisputably compose the classic period of American drama, witnessing the first productions of The Iceman Cometh and Long Day's Journey Into Night, of Death 1940-1960 book a Salesman and The Crucible, of The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Cat on a Hot Tin :   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

American drama, by Thomas P. Adler,Twayne Publishers, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International edition, in EnglishCited by: 6. American Drama, Critical History of American Drama Series Series Editor, Jordan Miller, University of Rhode Island Twayne s Critical History of American Drama Series provides authoritative, in-depth studies of the historical, technical, and literary development of American drama from its beginnings American Drama.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. American drama, by Thomas P. Adler; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: History and criticism, American drama, Drama, Amerikaans, Toneel, Histoire et critique, Theatre americain; Times: 20th century.

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