By David Krasner
- Balances attention of canonical fabric with dialogue of works through formerly marginalized playwrights
- Includes reports of prime dramatists, similar to Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, Eugene O'Neill and Gertrude Stein
- Allows readers to make new hyperlinks among specific performs and playwrights
- Examines the hobbies that framed the century, resembling the Harlem Renaissance, lesbian and homosexual drama, and the solo performances of the Nineteen Eighties and 1990s
- Situates American drama inside better discussions approximately American principles and culture
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