This best-selling drama anthology is an unusually comprehensive collection of classic theatre and contemporary drama drawn from around the world.
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W. B. Worthen, Alice Brady Pels Professor in the Arts, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Theater at Barnard College, Columbia University. He is the author of Shakespeare and the Force of Modern Performance (Cambridge University Press, 2003) Shakespeare and the Authority of Performance (Cambridge University Press, 1997), Modern Drama and the Rhetoric of Theater (University of California Press, 1992), The Idea of the Actor: Drama and the Ethics of Performance (Princeton University Press, 1984), Modern Drama: Plays, Criticism, Theory (Wadsworth, 1995), and of many articles on modern drama, Shakespeare, and theories of performance. Professor Worthen received his B. A. in English from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his Ph.D. in English from Princeton University, and has held research fellowships form the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment of the Humanities. He is past editor of Theatre Journal and current coeditor of Modern Drama.Review:
"I think the historical introductions are unparalleled."
"The Wadworth Anthology is a superior drama anthology, offering its users an extensive range of plays, critical essays, and historical information for the study of theatre history and dramatic literature."
"W. B. Worthen's selection of plays, choice of criticism and insightful and economical commentary make the Wadsworth Anthology the standout text in its field."
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3rd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0155080555
Book Description Cengage Learning, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110155080555