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OEDIPUS THE KING
LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
WAITING FOR GODOT
THE CHERRY ORCHARD
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
DEATH OF A SALESMAN
VOLPONE, OR THE FOX
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
THE PEONY PAVILION
THE ICEMAN COMETH
FANTASIA ON NATIONAL THEMES
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
LOOK BACK IN ANGER
THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS
THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
THE GLASS MENAGERIE
THE GOOD PERSON OF SETZUAN
MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL
THE INSPECTOR GENERAL
THE BEGGAR’S OPERA
A RAISIN IN THE SUN
A FLEA IN HER EAR
AT THE HAWK’S WELL
THE HEIDI CHRONICLES
(HONORABLE MENTIONS)
INDEX
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The Drama 100 a Ranking of the Greatest Plays of All Time

The Drama 100 a Ranking of the Greatest Plays of All Time

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Which plays are truly great, and why? This fascinating reference profiles 100 of the greatest plays drawn from all cultures and periods of literature. Compiled in consultation with literary scholars, "The Drama 100" is sure to engage students and theatergoers in a spirited discussion of literary values. The chosen plays include: Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot"; Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard"; Caryl Churchill's "Cloud Nine"; Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House"; Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman"; William Shakespeare's "Hamlet"; Sophocles' "Oedipus Tyrannos"; August Wilson's "Fences"; Tang Xianzu's "The Peony Pavilion"; and many more. Each entry provides a plot summary and assessment, with an emphasis on details about the play's creation, critical reception, and contribution to literary and theatrical history. Additional features include a chronology, a list of honorable mentions ("A Second Hundred"), and an index.
Which plays are truly great, and why? This fascinating reference profiles 100 of the greatest plays drawn from all cultures and periods of literature. Compiled in consultation with literary scholars, "The Drama 100" is sure to engage students and theatergoers in a spirited discussion of literary values. The chosen plays include: Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot"; Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard"; Caryl Churchill's "Cloud Nine"; Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House"; Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman"; William Shakespeare's "Hamlet"; Sophocles' "Oedipus Tyrannos"; August Wilson's "Fences"; Tang Xianzu's "The Peony Pavilion"; and many more. Each entry provides a plot summary and assessment, with an emphasis on details about the play's creation, critical reception, and contribution to literary and theatrical history. Additional features include a chronology, a list of honorable mentions ("A Second Hundred"), and an index.

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