Title Drama for students. Volume 1 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied dramas / David Galens, Lynn Spampinato, editors
Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 1998
book jacket
Descript Gale
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Antigone - Sophocles -- The cherry orchard - Anton Chekhov -- Cyrano De Bergerac - Edmond Rostand -- Death of a salesman - Arthur Miller -- Doctor Faustus - Christopher Marlowe -- A doll's house - Henrik Ibsen -- The glass menagerie - Tennessee Williams -- The king and I - Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, II -- The little foxes - Lillian Hellman -- Medea - Euripides -- Oedipus Rex - Sophocles -- Our town - Thornton Wilder --- Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaw -- She stoops to conquer - Oliver Goldsmith -- A streetcar named Desire - Tennessee Williams -- You can't take it with you - George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
Features analysis of the plays most frequently studied in literature classes. Entries include: introduction providing overview of play; brief biography of playwright; plot summary; discussion of play's principal themes; essays on play's construction; and excerpted critical commentary
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web
Original: xix, 350 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Mode of access: Internet
Subject Sophocles. Antigone
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Cherry orchard
Rostand, Edmond, 1868-1918. Cyrano de Bergerac
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005. Death of a salesman
Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593. Doctor Faustus
Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906. Doll's house
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Glass menagerie
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. King and I
Hammerstein, Oscar, 1895-1960. King and I
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984. Little foxes
Euripides. Medea
Sophocles. Oedipus Rex
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. Our town
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Pygmalion
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774. She stoops to conquer
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Streetcar named Desire
Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961. You can't take it with you
Hart, Moss, 1904-1961. You can't take it with you
Theater -- Biography
Theater -- Reviews
Dramatic criticism
Drama -- History and criticism
Drama -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Drama -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
Drama -- Stories, plots, etc
American drama
Alt Author Galens, David, editor
Spampinato, Lynn, editor
Gale Group