Greene, Graham: British Dramatists
Book Number: 50363
Prion November 1, 1996 1996 12mo. hardcover in d/w. 96pp very good. Editorial ReviewsnnFrom Library JournalnThis compact reprint of the 1942 volume by Greene covers British playwrights from John Bale in the 1500s to Shakespeare to Tennyson on up to Noel Coward. Though the information is brief, this title could still serve as a concise introduction to the subject for those not needing an in-depth treatment. Part of the Writers' Britain series, this book offers Graham Greene's evaluation of British drama, from its roots in the Mystery and Miracle plays of the market carnival through Shakespeare and the Restoration to the 20th century.