The Ivan R. Dee Guide to Plays and Playwrights

The Ivan R. Dee Guide to Plays and Playwrights

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With more than five hundred entries, from A to Z, providing information on the most important plays and playwrights (dead or alive) performed today, this is the most useful and comprehensive reference book for contemporary theatre now available. It is both biographically detailed and critically up to date, and offers an extensive cross-referencing system. "This respected reference...provides something that similar guides often omit: scribes, however obscure, who are being published and produced today....An important resource...highly recommended."-Library Journal.

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Containing more than 500 alphabetically arranged entries, this volume covers plays and playwrights from ancient times to the present. In addition to biographical information, many entries contain cross-references to other plays or authors who have dealt with similar subjects. Griffiths teaches theater studies at London Metropolitan University. The volume was originally published in London by A & C Black under the title The Theatre Guide , 3rd. ed. (2003). Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
With more than 500 entries, from A to Z, providing information on the most important plays and playwrights from ancient times to the present day, The Ivan R. Dee Guide to Plays and Playwrights is a comprehensive book for contemporary theatre. It is both biographically detailed and critically up to date and offers an extensive cross-referencing system that allows for wider perspectives and new discoveries.
The Ivan R. Dee Guide to Plays and Playwrights is an essential companion and reference tool for producers, directors, actors, teachers, and anyone with an active interest in drama. Illustrated with 35 black-and-white photographs.

Natl Book Network
With more than five hundred entries, from A to Z, providing information on the most important plays and playwrights (dead or alive) performed today, this is the most useful and comprehensive reference book for contemporary theatre now available. It is both biographically detailed and critically up to date, and offers an extensive cross-referencing system. "This respected reference...provides something that similar guides often omit: scribes, however obscure, who are being published and produced today....An important resource...highly recommended."-Library Journal.

Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2003
ISBN: 9781566635660
1566635667
Characteristics: viii, 424 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Guide to plays and playwrights

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