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By Richard Gilman | Comments: ( 826 ) | Date: ( Jun 27, 2019 )

This highly acclaimed critical exploration of modern drama begins with B chner and Ibsen and then discusses the major playwrights who have shaped modern theater Strindberg, Chekhov, Pirandello, Brecht, Beckett, and Handke A new introduction by the author assesses developments of recent years Reviews of the earlier editions The best single study of the astonishing transThis highly acclaimed critical exploration of modern drama begins with B chner and Ibsen and then discusses the major playwrights who have shaped modern theater Strindberg, Chekhov, Pirandello, Brecht, Beckett, and Handke A new introduction by the author assesses developments of recent years Reviews of the earlier editions The best single study of the astonishing transformations dramatic art has undergone in the last century or so Thomas R Edwards, New York Times Book Review In its field this is one of the choice books of the century It moves toward the deepest sources of some great plays, so it deepens their effect on us Stanley Kauffmann The Making of Modern Drama has no rivals Richard Gilman s account of his fascinating subject is written with love, measure, and authority Susan Sontag Gilman s book on the genesis and development of contemporary drama is acute, beautifully accomplished, and, I think, important Donald Barthelme


  • Title: The Making of Modern Drama: A Study of Büchner, Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, Pirandello, Brecht, Beckett, Handke
  • Author: Richard Gilman
  • ISBN: 9780300079029
  • Page: 131
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Richard Gilman

Richard Gilman was born in Canada and grew up in England During the Second World War, he served as a Spitfire pilot in the RAF After obtaining an MA in Geography at Oxford, he went with his young family to teach in Uganda, then immigrated to Ontario Canada After a 35 year career in education teacher, principal and Superintendent including overseas assignments in Northern China and Poland, Gilman threw himself into a wide range of volunteer activities in his church, local community and social agencies and into reading and writing Never one to sit back, at 80 years of age, Richard completed a tandem parachute jump from 10,000 ft because he never successfully bailed out of his own aircraft in the war This was followed by whitewater rafting on the Ottawa River and at 90, the publication of his book Angels Ten about his war time experiences.



Comments The Making of Modern Drama: A Study of Büchner, Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, Pirandello, Brecht, Beckett, Handke

  • Aida Ghazar

    ‘The making of Modern Drama’ is the study of modern drama, by Richard Gilman, the great critic.His book delves deep in the works of the great masters of drama that is, Buchner, Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, Pirandello, Brecht, Beckett and Handke. It is a thorough study of the dramatists and their masterpieces and how instrumental their works had been in creating the modern drama. But ‘The Making of Modern Drama’ is more than that, it is a work of art in itself.I enjoyed reading it. It was [...]


  • Castille

    Not my cup of tea (I was merely using this as a reference for an academic paper, not reading for personal pleasure or out of my own organic curiosity), but if you're interested in the history of theatre or in learning about these authors and their theories, I would recommend this book. Gilman is a strong writer, with colorful writing, and compelling arguments.


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  • ✓ The Making of Modern Drama: A Study of Büchner, Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, Pirandello, Brecht, Beckett, Handke || » PDF Read by Ò Richard Gilman
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