British Playwrights, 1880-1956: A Research and Production Sourcebook, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313032653
  • ISBN-13: 9780313032653
  • DDC: 822.809
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 457 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1996 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1996

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Overview

Includes entries for numerous British playwrights active from 1880 through 1956. Entries provide biographical sketches, descriptions of theatrical reception, and assessments of playwrights' careers. Also includes information on archival sources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Archer, William (1856–1924).
Auden, W.H. (1907–1973).
Barrie, Sir James Matthew (1860–1937).
Beerbohm, Sir Max (1872–1956).
Bottomley, Gordon (1874–1948).
Birdie, James (Osborne Henry Mavor) (1888–1951).
Birghouse, Harold (1882–1958).
Coward, Noël (1899–1973).
Dane, Clemence (Winifred Ashton) (1887–1965).
Eliot, T.S. (1888–1965).
Fry, Christopher (1907– ).
Galsworthy, John (1867–1933).
Gilbert, William Schwenck (1836–1911).
Granville-Barker, Harley (1877–1946).
Greene, Graham (1904–1991).
Hamilton, Cicely (1872–1952).
Hankin, St. John (1869–1909).
Houghton, W. Stanley (1881–1913).
Housman, Laurence (1865–1959).
Jones, Henry Arthur (1851–1929).
Lawrence, D.H. (1885–1930).
Masefield, John (1878–1967).
Maugham, W. Somerset (1874–1965).
Monkhouse, Allan (1858–1936).
Pinero, Arthur Wing (1855–1934).
Priestley, J.B. (1894–1984).
Rattigan, Terence (1911–1977).
Robins, Elizabeth (1862–1952).
Shaw, George Bernard (1856–1950).
Sherriff, R.C. (1896–1975).
Sutro, Alfred (1863–1933).
Wilde, Oscar (1854–1900).
Selected Bibliography.
Index of Names.
Index of Titles.
About the Editors and Contributors.