Critical History of American Drama Series - American Drama through World War I (paperback) (Critical History of American Drama Series)

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  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American,
  • American - General,
  • Language, Literature And Biography

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ISBN 100805716181
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Download Critical History of American Drama Series - American Drama through World War I (paperback) (Critical History of American Drama Series)

: American Drama through World War I (Critical History of American Drama Series) (): Richardson, Gary A.: BooksFormat: Paperback. Series: Twayne's Critical History of American Drama Series; Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Twayne Pub (June 1, ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: 6 x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a reviewAuthor: Matthew C.

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A master of absurdist theatre who assimilated the influence of European playwrights such as Samuel Beckett and Eugène Ionesco, Albee established himself as a major figure in American drama.

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