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Dramatists and Dramas

Essays on dramatists and dramas by the greatest literary critic of our time.


For more than 50 years, Harold Bloom has been an original mind and provocative presence on the international literary scen… (See Below for Full Description)
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Essays on dramatists and dramas by the greatest literary critic of our time.

For more than 50 years, Harold Bloom has been an original mind and provocative presence on the international literary scene, and today he is America's most renowned literary scholar. Dramatists and Dramas presents the best of this award-winning critic's writings on the world's greatest dramatists and their classic plays.

Coverage ranges from the ancient Greeks to the modern day, with a particular emphasis on Shakespeare, who remains "an unquestionable miracle" to Bloom and inspires some of his most profound writing. This invaluable collection also features Bloom's overview of the genre and his thoughts on its development, as well as genre-specific bibliographic information that encourages the reader to explore the topic further.

Playwrights profiled include:
  • Aeschylus
  • Aristophanes
  • Samuel Beckett
  • Anton Chekhov
  • Euripides
  • Henrik Ibsen
  • Ben Jonson
  • Arthur Miller
  • Molière
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • William Shakespeare
  • Sophocles
  • Tom Stoppard
  • Tennessee Williams
  • August Wilson
  • and more.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-7910-9726-7
ISBN-10 791097269
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Bloom's 20th Anniversary Collection
Author Harold Bloom, Editor, Editor
Publication Date 10/1/2007
Book's Binding Paperback
Imprint Checkmark
Specifications Index. Further reading.
Available Formats Print

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