Modern British Farce

A Selective Study of British Farce from Pinero to the Present Day

  • Leslie┬áSmith

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Leslie Smith
    Pages 1-16
  3. Leslie Smith
    Pages 17-49
  4. Leslie Smith
    Pages 50-69
  5. Leslie Smith
    Pages 70-95
  6. Leslie Smith
    Pages 96-119
  7. Leslie Smith
    Pages 120-138
  8. Leslie Smith
    Pages 139-174
  9. Leslie Smith
    Pages 175-206
  10. Leslie Smith
    Pages 207-215
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 216-232

About this book


A study of the popular modern dramatists and the continuity of the farce tradition from Pinero to Travers, the Whitehall team and Orton which examines and questions some of the common assumptions about its nature. Farce techniques are shown to be increasingly used in serious drama.


continuity drama dramatist Inuit Modern British nature present tradition

Authors and affiliations

  • Leslie┬áSmith
    • 1
  1. 1.Polytechnic of North LondonUK

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