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Title A treasury of the theatre : an anthology of great plays / revised and adapted for colleges by Philo M. Buck, Jr., John Gassner, H.S. Alberson.

Imprint New York : distributed by the Dryden Press : published by Simon and Schuster, c1940.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    808.82 TRE 1940  v.1    Available
Description 2 v. ; 25 cm.
Note Continuously paged.
A revised and adapted version of the 1935 edition edited by Burns Mantle and John Gassner.
Includes index.
Bibliography "A representative list of modern plays": [v. 1] p. 885-896.
"A representative list of the world's plays": [v. 2] p. 1654-1660.
Bibliography: [v. 1] p. 896-898; [v. 2] p. 1660-1665.
Contents v. 1. Ibsen to Odets: Awake and sing! / Clifford Odets. -- The green pastures / Marc Connelly. -- Elizabeth the Queen / Maxwell Anderson. -- What price glory? / Laurence Stallings, Maxwell Anderson. -- Anna Christie / Eugene O'Neill. -- Escape / John Galsworthy. -- Candida / G. B. Shaw. -- Riders to the sea / John Millington Synge. -- The importance of being earnest / Oscar Wilde. -- Six characters in search of an author / Luigi Pirandello. -- Liliom / Ferenc Molnar. -- Cyrano de Bergerac / Edmond Rostand. -- The lower depths / Maksim Gorky. -- The cherry orchard / Anton Chekhov. -- The weavers / Gerhart Hauptmann. -- The father / August Strindberg. -- Hedda Gabler / Henrik Ibsen. --
v. 2. Aeschylus to Hebbel: Maria Magdalena / Friedrich Hebbel. -- Faust, Part I / Goethe. -- The way of the world / William Congreve. -- Phaedra / Jean Racine. -- The misanthrope / Molière. -- The Duchess of Malfi / John Webster. -- Volpone / Ben Jonson. -- Hamlet / William Shakespeare. -- Everyman / Anonymous. -- Abraham and Isaac / Anonymous. -- Shakuntala / Kalidasa. -- Job / Anonymous. -- The menaechmi / Plautus. -- Lysistrata / Aristophanes. -- Electra / Euripides. -- Antigone / Sophocles. -- Agamemnon / Aeschylus.
Subject Drama -- Collections.
English drama -- Translations from foreign literature.
Drama -- Translations into English.
Added Author Mantle, Burns, 1873-1948.
Buck, Philo M., Jr. (Philo Melvin), 1877-1950.
Gassner, John, 1903-1967.
Alberson, H. S. (Hazel Stewart)

 
    
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