- Product Category
- Literature Criticism Online
- Number of Authors Covered
- Approximately 150
Explore dramatic works of enduring interest
Drama Criticism through Literature Criticism Online is principally intended for students of literature and theatre, but also a general reader with an interest in this area. The series is designed to introduce readers to the most frequently studied playwrights of all time periods and nationalities, and to present discerning commentary on dramatic works of enduring interest. Additionally, the series seeks to acquaint the reader with the uses and functions of criticism itself.
Drama Criticism currently covers approximately 150 writers and includes numerous entries focusing on individual works and topics. This online version combines multiple search and browse options with an engaging format that matches the look and content of the print originals.
Introductory essays are written and entries compiled by professional literature researchers and other subject matter experts. Each entry includes a set of previously published reviews, essays and other critical responses from sources that include scholarly books and journals, literary magazines, interviews, letters and diaries; all are carefully selected to create a representative history and cross-section of critical responses.
- Communication and Media Studies
- Comparative Literature
- Creative Writing
- Drama Studies
- English Language
- English Literature
- Language Teaching and Learning
- Theatre Studies
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