Drama Criticism

  • Series Name: Drama Criticism Series
  • Volume 17
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  • ISBN-10: 0787659460
  • ISBN-13: 9780787659462
  • DDC: 809.2
  • Shipping Weight: 3.15 lbs ( 1.43 kgs)
  • Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2002, 2001, 2001
  • © 2002 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available



Each print volume in this long-standing series profiles approximately 4-8 dramatists by providing full-text or excerpted criticism taken from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals. Among those profiled in this volume are:

  • Jean Cocteau
  • Peter Handke
  • George S. Kaufman
  • Arthur Schnitzler
  • Oscar Wilde

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Drama Criticism Series

Each volume of this resource covers four to eight significant dramatists or plays. For each play or playwright featured, a full range of critical opinion is presented, along with a biographical sketch, a chronological list of the writer’s major works, and more. Approximately 90-95% of critical essays are full text.


"An important reference for drama and literature students interested in gaining a more global perspective on playwrights, both past and present. Highly recommended." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999


"Libraries that receive frequent requests for critical essays on plays will welcome the addition of Drama Criticism." -- Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin

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