Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater : 1930-2010

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  • Author(s): Fisher, James
  • Series:
    Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts
  • Publication Information:
    Lanham, Md : Scarecrow Press. 2011
  • Additional Information
    • Resource Type:
      eBook.
    • Description:
      From legends like Eugene O'Neill, Tennessee Williams, and Arthur Miller to successful present-day playwrights like Neil LaBute, Tony Kushner, and David Mamet, some of the most important names in the history of theater are from the past 80 years. Contemporary American theater has produced some of the most memorable, beloved, and important plays in history, including Death of a Salesman, A Streetcar Named Desire, Barefoot in the Park, Our Town, The Crucible, A Raisin in the Sun, and The Odd Couple.Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater presents the plays and personages, movements and institutions, and cultural developments of the American stage from 1930 to 2010, a period of vast and almost continuous change. It covers the ever-changing history of the American theater with emphasis on major movements, persons, plays, and events. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 1,500 cross-referenced dictionary entries. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the history of American theater.
    • Subjects:
      American drama--21st century--Dictionaries
      American drama--20th century--Dictionaries
      Theater--United States--History--20th century--Dictionaries
      Theater--United States--History--21st century--Dictionaries
    • Categories:
      PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General
      PERFORMING ARTS / Reference
      REFERENCE / Dictionaries
    • Related ISBNs:
      9780810855328. 9780810879508.
    • OCLC:
      741366103
    • Accession Number:
      366457
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  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      FISHER, J. Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater : 1930-2010. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press, 2011. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 22 out. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Fisher J. Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater : 1930-2010. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press; 2011. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e870sww&AN=366457. Accessed October 22, 2019.
    • APA:
      Fisher, J. (2011). Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater : 1930-2010. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e870sww&AN=366457
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Fisher, James. 2011. Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater : 1930-2010. Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e870sww&AN=366457.
    • Harvard:
      Fisher, J. (2011) Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater : 1930-2010. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e870sww&AN=366457 (Accessed: 22 October 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Fisher, J 2011, Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater : 1930-2010, Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts, Scarecrow Press, Lanham, Md, viewed 22 October 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Fisher, James. Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater : 1930-2010. Scarecrow Press, 2011. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e870sww&AN=366457.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Fisher, James. Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater : 1930-2010. Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press, 2011. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e870sww&AN=366457.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Fisher J. Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater : 1930-2010 [Internet]. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press; 2011 [cited 2019 Oct 22]. (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=e870sww&AN=366457