Contemporary American Playwrights by Christopher Bigsby

By Christopher Bigsby

Christopher Bigsby explores the works and affects of ten modern American playwrights: John Guare (House of Blue Leaves), Tina Howe (Museum and imminent Zanzibar), Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winner Tony Kushner (Angels in America), Emily Mann (Anulla: An Autobiography and Having Our Say), Richard Nelson (An American Comedy), Marsha Norman (The mystery Garden), David Rabe (In the increase increase Room), Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel (Desdemona: A Play a few Handkerchief), Wendy Wasserstein (The Sisters Rosenzweig), and Pulitzer Prize winner Lanford Wilson (Talley's Folly). Bigsby examines, in a few aspect, the constructing careers of a few of America's so much attention-grabbing and unique dramatic expertise. as well as famous works, Bigsby discusses a few of the newest performs to arrive the level. This energetic and available booklet, by means of one of many top writers on American theatre, might be of curiosity to scholars, students and normal theatre-goers alike.

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