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    William W. Demastes
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British playwrights, 1956-1995. by William W. Demastes. Published 1996 by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn. Internet Archive Wishlist, English drama, Theater, History and criticism, Bibliography, History. Includes bibliographical references (p. -463) and indexes.

Preface by Katherine E. Kelly and William W. Demastes William Archer (1856-1924) by Vincent F. Petronella W. H. Auden (1907-1973) by Jane Seay Haspel Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) by Valerie C. Rudolph Sir Max Beerbohm (1872-1956) by Colette Lindroth Gordon Bottomley (1874-1948) by Ronald E. Shields James Bridie (Osborne Henry Mavor) (1888-1951) by Colette Lindroth Harold.

The year 1956 marked a point when British drama and theater fell into the hands of a group of young playwrights who revolutionized the stage. During that time, playwrights such as Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter made the British theater as rich, varied, and vital as any national theater in history. This reference chronicles the history of British theater from 1956 to 1995 by providing detailed information about the playwrights of that period. Included are entries for some three dozen British playwrights active between 1956 and 1995

Print version record. Demastes, William W; Kelly, Katherine . 1947-.

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WILLIAM W. DEMASTES is Professor of English at Louisiana State University

WILLIAM W. DEMASTES is Professor of English at Louisiana State University.

book by William W. The year 1956 marked a point when British drama and theater fell into the hands of a group of young playwrights who revolutionized the stage.

My approach is typically interdisciplinary, including such philosophers as Lucretius and Descartes, but also landscape architecture and painting, and especially contemporary sciences such as chaos theory, quantum mechanics, theories of consciousness. Demastes, ed. Westport Conn. and London: Greenwood Press, 1996. University of Pittsburgh. Recommend this journal.

The year 1956 marked a point when British drama and theater fell into the hands of a group of young playwrights who revolutionized the stage. During that time, playwrights such as Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter made the British theater as rich, varied, and vital as any national theater in history. This reference chronicles the history of British theater from 1956 to 1995 by providing detailed information about the playwrights of that period.

Included are entries for some three dozen British playwrights active between 1956 and 1995. Entries are arranged alphabetically to facilitate use. Each entry supplies biographical information, the production history for particular plays, a survey of the playwright's critical reception, an assessment of the dramatist's work, and primary and secondary bibliographies. A selected, general bibliography at the end of the volume directs the reader to important sources of additional information about this period in theater history.