Crucible of Cultures: Anglophone Drama at the Dawn of a New Millennium (Dramaturgies #4) (Paperback)

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By Marc Maufort (Editor), Franca Bellarsi (Editor)
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This is book number 4 in the Dramaturgies series.

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The dawn of a new millennium offers an opportunity to reappraise the achievements of contemporary English-language theatre and drama in an increasingly cross-cultural age. New multicultural voices are gaining access to the international English stage, which today more than ever is becoming a crucible of cultures. The many challenging essays gathered in this volume reflect this developing mosaic. Written by prominent theatre scholars from Europe, the United States, Canada, Asia, and Australia, these contributions explore recent drama not only in the United Kingdom and the United States, but also in such countries of the former British Empire as Canada, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. Focusing on major Anglophone dramatists of the past few decades, these essays provide a fascinating survey of the myriad ways in which English-language drama in transition transcends traditional aesthetic and cultural boundaries.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789052019826
ISBN-10: 9052019827
Publisher: P.I.E-Peter Lang S.A., Editions Scientifiques
Publication Date: May 27th, 2003
Pages: 343
Language: English
Series: Dramaturgies