Contemporary British Drama, 1970–90

Essays from Modern Drama

  • Hersh Zeifman
  • Cynthia Zimmerman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Hersh Zeifman
    Pages 1-5
  3. Stephen Martineau
    Pages 6-18
  4. Lawrence I. Eilenberg
    Pages 19-27
  5. Werner Huber, Hubert Zapf
    Pages 62-80
  6. Katharine Worth
    Pages 101-118
  7. Malcolm Page
    Pages 134-146
  8. Ruby Cohn
    Pages 267-281

About this book

Introduction

This book focuses exclusively on the exciting and provocative plays produced in England in the last two decades. The primary aim of the collection is to celebrate the truly remarkable range of British drama since 1970, by examining the work of fourteen important and representative playwrights. This emphasis on range applies not only to the dramatists chosen for inclusion but to the critics as well - specifically to the diversity of critical methodology demonstrated in their essays.

Keywords

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Editors and affiliations

  • Hersh Zeifman
    • 1
  • Cynthia Zimmerman
    • 2
  1. 1.McLaughlin CollegeYork UniversityCanada
  2. 2.Glendon CollegeYork UniversityCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-10819-0
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1993
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature & Performing Arts Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-10821-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-10819-0
  • About this book