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The Compact Bedford Introduction to Drama Paperback – Jan 2001

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 965 pages
  • Publisher: Bedford/St Martins; 4 edition (January 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312255950
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312255954
  • Product Dimensions: 25.3 x 20.4 x 2.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 Kg
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,535,080 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

LEE A. JACOBUS is professor emeritus of English at the University of Connecticut and the author/editor of popular English textbooks, among them A World of Ideas: Essential Readings for College Writers, Sixth Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2002); The Longman Anthology of American Drama; and Literature: An Introduction to Critical Reading. Professor Jacobus has written scholarly books on Paradise Lost, on the works of John Cleveland, and on the works of Shakespeare, including Shakespeare and the Dialectic of Certainty. He is also a playwright; two of his plays -- Fair Warning and Long Division -- were produced in New York by the American Theater of Actors; Dance Therapy , three one-act plays, was produced in New York at Where Eagles Dare Theatre.  He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.  Volcanic Jesus, his book of short stories, is set in Hawaii.
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Served its purpose Aug. 6 2013
By Kari - Published on
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Got this book for a class. It's an alright book, certainly in depth in what it covers. It may just be that my class didn't cover those sections, but I wish there was more of a look into theater and performance outside of primarily western and (of course) Greek and Roman drama.
Good price for used copy Feb. 16 2013
By smilenoelle - Published on
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Great for my Theatre 101 Class. I bought it used and it has a bunch of notes and highlights in it. Some of it is useful, some of it isn't. But it's not too distracting.
It's really nice that the plays are in it
Informative Book on Theater June 14 2013
By M. Gilmartin - Published on
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This book was required for a theater class I had to take for a fine arts credit in college. Don't have much to say about it other than that it was the book I needed. It contains the information needed to do well.
Books still rule when you like to take notes in them! Dec 8 2013
By L. Allen - Published on
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Book required for a class. Tried the online version but having the hard copy is SO much easier to use (and make notes) in. Material laid out clearly and easy reference.
Great for a Textbook Jan. 24 2011
By Kaylee - Published on
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It's great for a textbook! It came in great condition. What I have read in the book is written for every student not just students that are studying the arts.