The Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Drama

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Combines historical rigour with an analysis of dramatic contexts, themes and forms The 17 contributors explore the longstanding and vibrant Scottish dramatic tradition and the important developments in Scottish dramatic writing and theatre, with particular attention to the last 100 years. The first part of the volume covers Scottish drama from the earliest records to the late twentieth-century literary revival, as well as translation in Scottish theatre and non-theatrical drama. The second part focuses on the work of influential Scottish playwrights, from J. M. Barrie and James Bridie to Ena Lamont Stewart, Liz Lochhead and Edwin Morgan and right up to contemporary playwrights Anthony Neilson, Gregory Burke, Henry Adams and Douglas Maxwell. Key Features * Provides a thorough overview of Scottish theatre from the earliest days to the present * Deals with play texts as well as with the key contexts and themes of drama and theatre over the years * Provides insights into the work of leading Scottish playwrights, including the new generations since the 1970s * Written for students and theatre-lovers alike

Product Details

Price
£70.00  £66.50
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9780748641086

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