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Twentieth-century English history plays

from Shaw to Bond

by Niloufer Harben

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical drama, English -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementNiloufer Harben.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR739.H5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,280p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20782045M
    ISBN 100333425170


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1. Introduction: the English history play in the twentieth century -- 2. George Bernard Shaw, Saint Joan -- 3. Three plays of the s: Reginald Berkely, The lady with a lamp; Clifford Bax, The rose without a thorn; Gordon Daviot, Richard of Bordeaux -- 4.

T.S. Eliot, Murder in the cathedral -- : ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: 1. Introduction: the English history play in the twentieth century George Bernard Shaw, Saint Joan Three plays of the s: Reginald Berkely, The lady with a lamp; Clifford Bax, The rose without a thorn; Gordon Daviot, Richard of Bordeaux T.S.

Eliot, Murder in the cathedral The book offers the clearest definition yet of the history play, its scope and its limits. Historical drama is an extremely popular genre among 20th-century English playwrights. Yet the sheer size and complexity of the subject has, until now, prevented critics from attempting a clear.

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