Versions of Heroism in Modern American Drama: Redefinitions by Miller, Williams, O'Neill and Anderson (Hardback)Julie Adam (author)
Hardback 178 Pages / Published: 10/06/1991
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Taking as its starting-point the 'death of tragedy' debate, and focusing on the supposed disappearance from the stage of the individual tragic hero, the book views selected plays and writings on the theatre by Miller, Williams, Maxwell Anderson and O'Neill as exemplifying four versions of heroism: idealism, martyrdom, self-reflection and survival. Julie Adam shows that these diverse playwrights share a desire to redefine tragic heroism in individualistic liberal terms.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 178
Weight: 394 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 16 mm
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