Thematic Guide to Modern Drama, 1st Edition

  • Susan C. W. Abbotson
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  • ISBN-10: 0313058237
  • ISBN-13: 9780313058233
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 292 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2003 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2003

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Overview

Presents the numerous themes that weave their way through modern drama and highlights the variety of thought that exists in response to them.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Absurdity of Life.
2: African American Experience.
3: Aging.
4: Ambition and Fame.
5: American Indian Experience.
6: Asian American Experience.
7: Betrayal and Guilt.
8: Courtship.
9: Death.
10: Decisions and Life Choices.
11: Growing Up.
12: The Heritage of Slavery.
13: Historical Heritage.
14: The Holocaust.
15: Illness and Disability.
16: International Cultural Communities.
17: Issues of Sexuality.
18: Jewish American Experience.
19: Latin American Experience.
20: Law and Justice.
21: The "Life-Lie".
22: Magic and the Supernatural.
23: Marriage.
24: Parents and Children.
25: Religion (Christianity).
26: A Sense of Community.
27: Sibling Relationships.
28: Substance Abuse.
29: War and Violence.
30: Women's Issues—Current.
31: Women's Issues—Past.
32: Work.
33: Worlds of the Deaf and Blind.
Index.
Other Backmatter.