By David Krasner
- Contains certain research of performs and playwrights, connecting subject matters and supplying unique interpretations
- Includes assurance of non-English works and traditions to create an international view of recent drama
- Considers the impression of modernism in paintings, song, literature, structure, society, and politics at the formation of contemporary dramatic literature
- Takes an interpretative and analytical method of smooth dramatic texts instead of targeting construction history
- Includes assurance of the ways that staging practices, layout innovations, and performing kinds educated the development of the dramas
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A History of Modern Drama, Volume I: 1 by David Krasner