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The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

Michael Patterson

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Published online January 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191760082 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780191760082.001.0001

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‘informative, illuminating, and helpful … a remarkable achievement’ – Michael Billington, The Guardian

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Provides essential information on the best-known, best-loved, and most important plays in world theatre. Each entry includes details of the title, author, date of writing, date of first performance, genre, setting, and composition of cast; there is also a summary of the play's plot, and a brief commentary. Genres covered include: burlesque, comedy, farce, historical drama, kabuki, masque, melodrama, morality play, mystery play, No, romantic comedy, tragicomedy, satire, and tragedy. The perfect guide for students and scholars of drama and literature, theatre professionals, and directors looking for plays for performance.

Book.  1585 pages.  337008 words.  Illustrated.

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Abbiamo tutte la stessa storia in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

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Abhijñānaśakuntala in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

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Abie's Irish Rose (1922) in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

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Abigail's Party (1977) in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

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Abschiedssouper in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

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Absurd Person Singular (1972) in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

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Accidental Death of an Anarchist (1970) in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

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Acharnians (425 <span class="smallCaps">bc</span>) in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

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