Intertextuality in American Drama: Critical Essays on Eugene by Drew Eisenhauer,Brenda Murphy

By Drew Eisenhauer,Brenda Murphy

the recent essays during this assortment, on such varied writers as Eugene O’Neill, Susan Glaspell, Thornton Wilder, Arthur Miller, Maurine Dallas Watkins, Sophie Treadwell, and Washington Irving, fill a tremendous conceptual hole. The essayists supply a number of techniques to intertextuality: the effect of the poetry of romanticism and Shakespeare and of histories and novels, ideological and political discourses on American playwrights, not likely connections among such writers as Miller and Wilder, the issues of intertexts in translation, the evolution in historic and function contexts of an analogous story, and the relationships between feminism, the drama of the court docket, and the drama of the stage.
Intertextuality has been an under-explored region in reports of dramatic and function texts. The cutting edge findings of those students testify to the ongoing power of analysis in American drama and performance.

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