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By Daniel K. Jernigan

This choice of essays is amazing in its breadth, ranging over English (Shakespeare, Stoppard, Churchill, Ravenhill, Penhall), Irish (MacNamara, Johnston), American (O’Neill, Stein, Kushner, Lynn), and Continental (Beckett, Weiss, Jelinek) dramatists; additionally, the various performs given prolonged treatment––King Lear, The Emperor Jones, looking ahead to Godot, Endgame, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are lifeless, The research, best women, and Angels in America––are often anthologized and/or taught. and since each one of those essays used to be written through a unique writer, the diversity of theorists and critics drawn upon (Lyotard, Jameson, McHale, Hutcheon, Derrida, Barthes, Baudrillard, Levinas, Hassan, etc.) is so huge as to supply a veritable evaluate of postmodern thought because it could usefully be utilized to the theatre

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