The Resource Realism and the American dramatic tradition, edited by William W. Demastes

Realism and the American dramatic tradition, edited by William W. Demastes

Label
Realism and the American dramatic tradition
Title
Realism and the American dramatic tradition
Statement of responsibility
edited by William W. Demastes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This work reconsiders realism on the American stage by addressing the great variety and richness of the plays that form the American theatre canon. It traces the development of American dramatic realism from James A. Herne, the "American Ibsen" to contemporary dramatists such as Sam Shepard
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
812/.50912
Index
index present
LC call number
PS338.R42
LC item number
R43 1996eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Demastes, William W
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American drama
  • Realism in literature
  • DRAMA
  • American drama
  • Realism in literature
  • Realismus
  • Drama
  • Theater
  • USA
Label
Realism and the American dramatic tradition, edited by William W. Demastes
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=26938
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-278) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The struggle for the real--interpretive conflict, dramatic method, and the paradox of realism / Brian Richardson -- The legacy of James A. Herne : American realities and realisms / Patricia D. Denison -- Whose realism? : Rachel Crothers's power struggle in the American theatre / Yvonne Shafer -- The Provincetown players' experiments with realism / J. Ellen Gainor -- Servant of three masters : realism, idealism, and 'hokum' in American high comedy / Robert F. Gross -- Remembering the disremembered : feminist realists of the Harlem renaissance / Patricia R. Schroeder -- Eugene O'Neill and reality in America / Frank R. Cunningham -- 'Odets, where is thy sting?' Reassessing the 'playwright of the proletariat' / John W. Frick -- Thornton Wilder, the real, and theatrical realism / Christopher J. Wheatley -- Into the foxhole : feminism, realism, and Lillian Hellman / Judith E. Barlow -- Tennessee Williams's 'personal lyricism' : toward an androgynous form / Thomas P. Adler -- Arthur Miller : revisioning realism / Brenda Murphy -- Margins in the mainstream : contemporary women playwrights / Janet V. Haedicke -- The limits of African-American political realism : Baraka's Dutchman and Wilson's Ma Rainey's black bottom / Eric Bergesen and William W. Demastes -- Anti-theatricality and American ideology : Mamet's performative realism / Michael L. Quinn -- The Hurlyburly lies of the causalist mind : chaos and the realism of Rabe and Shepard / William W. Demastes and Michael Vanden Heuvel
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 290 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585227412
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45727980
  • (OCoLC)ocm45727980
Label
Realism and the American dramatic tradition, edited by William W. Demastes
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=26938
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-278) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The struggle for the real--interpretive conflict, dramatic method, and the paradox of realism / Brian Richardson -- The legacy of James A. Herne : American realities and realisms / Patricia D. Denison -- Whose realism? : Rachel Crothers's power struggle in the American theatre / Yvonne Shafer -- The Provincetown players' experiments with realism / J. Ellen Gainor -- Servant of three masters : realism, idealism, and 'hokum' in American high comedy / Robert F. Gross -- Remembering the disremembered : feminist realists of the Harlem renaissance / Patricia R. Schroeder -- Eugene O'Neill and reality in America / Frank R. Cunningham -- 'Odets, where is thy sting?' Reassessing the 'playwright of the proletariat' / John W. Frick -- Thornton Wilder, the real, and theatrical realism / Christopher J. Wheatley -- Into the foxhole : feminism, realism, and Lillian Hellman / Judith E. Barlow -- Tennessee Williams's 'personal lyricism' : toward an androgynous form / Thomas P. Adler -- Arthur Miller : revisioning realism / Brenda Murphy -- Margins in the mainstream : contemporary women playwrights / Janet V. Haedicke -- The limits of African-American political realism : Baraka's Dutchman and Wilson's Ma Rainey's black bottom / Eric Bergesen and William W. Demastes -- Anti-theatricality and American ideology : Mamet's performative realism / Michael L. Quinn -- The Hurlyburly lies of the causalist mind : chaos and the realism of Rabe and Shepard / William W. Demastes and Michael Vanden Heuvel
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 290 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585227412
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45727980
  • (OCoLC)ocm45727980

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