American Drama by Clive Bloom (eds.)

By Clive Bloom (eds.)

An advent to American drama, geared toward scholars, lecturers and critical readers, that's additionally involved that the unexpected names and forgotten voices of these who made a big contribution to its heritage, were unfairly neglected.

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Harvard University Press, 1960) pp. 69, 73££. , p. 79. Gelb, O'Neill, pp. 87-90, 284-5. Peter Handke, 'Nauseated by Language' (an interview), Drama Review, no. 15 (1970). Barthes, Critical Essays, pp. 38, 262. , p. 263. Sheaffer, O'Neill, p. 172. Gelb, O'Neill, p. 601. Ibid. , p. 602. Ibid. , p. 870. Eric Bentley, 'Trying to Like O'Neill', in In Search ofTheatre (New York: Vintage Books, 1954). Mary McCarthy, 'Eugene O'Neill - Dry Ice', in Sights and Spectacles, 1937-58 (London: Heinemann, 1959).

He had already attended performances of Ibsen, Yeats, Synge and other masters in New York. The Moscow Art Theatre appeared in that city in 1922 and 1923. In Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Baltimore, Dallas and other major cities, serious theatre groups were established - in fact, it is estimated that there were at least 500. In New York, the Washington Square Players- founded in 1915- performed Chekhov, Ibsen and Maeterlinck as well as local Americans authors. Veterans of the group founded the Theatre Guild in 1918, which became the most influential company in American theatre Guild in 1918, which became the most influential company in American theatre history - they were to perform O'Neill's Marco's Millions in 1928.

23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. : Harvard University Press, 1960) p. 162. : Little, Brown, 1973) p. 306. Gelb, O'Neill, p. 871. : Prentice-HalL 1968) p. 20. Eugene O'Neill, correspondence. Mary Heaton Vorse, Time and a Town: A Provincetown Chronicle (New York: Dial Press, 1942) p. 142. : Harvard University Press, 1960) pp. 69, 73££. , p. 79. Gelb, O'Neill, pp. 87-90, 284-5. Peter Handke, 'Nauseated by Language' (an interview), Drama Review, no. 15 (1970). Barthes, Critical Essays, pp. 38, 262. , p. 263.

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