One Act: Eleven Short Plays of the Modern Theater
Samuel Moon (Editor)
DescriptionThese eleven one-act plays present the major figures of the modern theatre in an art form that demands from the dramatist the best in vigor, intensity, and precision. They conduct the reader on a historical tour of the modern play, from the naturalism of Strindberg to the intellectual drama of Pirandello; from the lyrical drama of Saroyan to the social drama of Arthur Miller and the psychological drama of Tennessee Williams; from the verse of Yeats and MacLeish to Ionesco's theatre of the absurd.
January 12, 1994
5.41 X 1.04 X 8.3 inches | 0.95 pounds
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About the Author
Samuel Moon was William G. Simonds Professor Emeritus of English, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois. He was a poet and a translator of classical Chinese poetry and conducted field interviews for this book from 1973 to 1979.