The first and best single-volume reference of its kind, this comprehensive work traces world drama from its earliest ritual forms to modern times. Focusing on the literary content of the plays, it features articles by nearly 100 distinguished contributors, including Eric Bentley, Alfred Harbage, Jacques Guichamaud, Cedric Whitman, and Wallace Fowlie.nbsp;350 black-and-white illustrations.The relatively few modern verse translations. of which the most recent is E. F. Watlinga#39;s Seneca: F our Tragedies and ... Oedipus. Seven Against Thebes, and Sphinx _which gained first prize in the tragic contest. The other three plays are lost.
|Title||:||The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama|
|Author||:||John Gassner, Edward Quinn|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2002|