Twenty-First Century Drama: The First Decade provides comprehensive coverage of 200 of the most important dramatic works and musicals first produced between 2000 and 2009. Perfect for students and general researchers as well as scholars, this new resource combines analysis with thorough discussions of biographical, literary and cultural/historical context. Signed entries bring major works into focus, exploring plot, characters, themes, style, and critical reception, in addition to listings of major and minor characters, adaptations, works cited, and works of further interest. Contextual discussions support multidisciplinary approaches to teaching and multicultural curricula, bringing insight to readers of contemporary global literature.
Features & Benefits
- An easy-to-read layout includes standardized rubrics, helpful sidebars and 250 photographs and illustrations.
- Coverage of major authors - like Tom Stoppard and Caryl Churchill - supplemented by entries focusing on new and emerging talent, such as David Auburn and Saartjie Botha.
- Spotlight on global authors whose works have been written or performed in English.
- Easy-to-follow layout to engage users.