Modern Verse Drama

1st Edition

Arnold P. Hinchliffe

Routledge
January 30, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 98 Pages
ISBN 9781138283985 - CAT# Y316653
Series: The Critical Idiom Reissued

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Summary

First published in 1977, this book provides a clear and well-illustrated analysis of modern verse drama. It studies the work of its chief exponents, T. S. Eliot and Christopher Fry, as well as the genre’s place in the development of modern theatre. It particular focuses on the effect that verse drama has had on an audience’s awareness of language in the theatre, paving the way for dramatists like Pinter, Beckett and Wesker.

This book will be of particular interest to those studying modern poetry and drama.

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