This comprehensive collection gathers critical essays on the major works of the foremost American and British playwrights of the 20th century, written by leading figures in drama/performance studies.
"...this is a useful and very reasonably priced introduction to an attractive series, which will undoubtedly tempt you to delve further into the life of at least one of the playwrights covered." -- Manchesteronstage.co.uk
"The quality of each essay is high; the opinions and observations are insightful, and the writing is accessible to the persistent undergraduate or theater practitioner." -- Library Journal, Larry Schwartz, Minnesota State University, Moorhead.
"The present work...would be of most value to students, actors, directors, and dramaturgs and as supplementary reading for dramatic literature courses. Recommended to undergraduate collections..." -- Library Journal, Larry Schwartz, Minnesota State University, Moorhead.