Contents of Several Prominent Anthologies of Drama

The Longman Anthology of modern and contemporary drama : a global perspective
Author: Michael L. Greenwald, 1945-
Creation Date: ©2004
Publisher: New York : Pearson Longman
Description: Woyzeck (Georg Buchner) -- A Doll's House (Henrik Ibsen) -- The Cherry Orchard (Anton Chekov) -- Riders to the Sea (John Millington Synge) -- The Ghost Sonata (August Strindberg) -- Heartbreak House (Bernard Shaw) -- Machinal (Sophie Treadwell) -- Blood Wedding (Federico Garcia Lorca) -- The Good Woman of Setzuan (Bertolt Brecht) -- A Moon for the Misbegotten (Eugene O'Neill) -- Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Tennessee Williams) -- The Birthday Party (Harold Pinter) -- Krapp's Last Tape (Samuel Beckett) -- The American Dream (Edward Albee) -- Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Tom Stoppard) -- Paper Flowers (Egon Wolff) -- Death and the King's Horseman (Wole Soyinka) -- Hamletmachine (Heiner Muller) -- Fefu and Her Friends (Maria Irene Fornes) -- Zoot Suit (Luis Valdez) -- Pantomine (Derek Walcott) -- True West (Sam Shepard) -- MASTER HAROLD...and the boys (Athol Fugard) -- The Dance and the Railroad (David Henry Hwang) -- Top Girls (Caryl Churchill) -- The Bus Stop (Gao Xingjian) -- Fences (August Wilson) -- Personal Effects (Griselda Gambaro) -- Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches (Tony Kushner) -- The Woman Who Was a Red Deer Dressed for the Deer Dance (Diane Glancy) -- Topdog/Underdog (Suzan-Lori Parks)
Format: xiii, 1008 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

The Routledge drama anthology : from modernism to contemporary performance
Author: Maggie B. (Maggie Barbara) Gale, 1963- editor.; John F. Deeney, editor.; Dan Rebellato, 1968- editor.; Carl Lavery, 1969- editor.
Creation Date: 2016
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge
Edition: Second edition.
Description: -- Introduction / Maggie B. Gale. -- Part 1: Naturalism and symbolism : early modernist practice: Time line -- Introduction / Dan Rebellato -- Plays and performance texts 1.1 Thérèse Raquin (1873) / Émile Zola ; translated by Pip Broughton -- 1.2. Miss Julie (1888) / August Strindberg ; in a new version by Frank McGuinness, from a literal translation by Charlotte Barslund -- 1.3. Three Sisters (1900) / Anton Chekhov ; translated by Elisaveta Fen -- 1.4. When we dead awaken (1899) / Henrik Ibsen ; translated by William Archer -- 1.5. Interior (1894) / Maurice Maeterlinck ; translated by Dan Rebellato. -- Critical texts: 1.6. Naturalism in the theatre (1881) / Émile Zola ; translated by Albert Bernel -- 1.7. Preface to Miss Julie (1888) / August Strindberg ; translated by Michael Robinson -- 1.8. A new art of the stage / Arthur Symons -- 1.9. The modern drama (1904) / Maurice Maeterlinck ; translated by Alfred Sutro -- 1.10. Tragedy in everyday life (1896) / Maurice Maeterlinck 1.11. On the complete pointlessness of accurate staging (1891) / Pierre Quillard ; translated by Dan Rebellato.
Part 2: The historical avant-garde : performance and innovation: Timeline -- Introduction / Maggie B. Gale -- Plays: 2.1. King Ubu (1896) / Alfred Jarry ; translated by Kenneth McLeish -- 2.2. The breasts of Tiresias (1917) / Guillaume Apollinaire ; translated by Louis Simpson -- 2.3. The spurt of blood (1925) / Antonin Artaud ; translated by Victor Corti -- 2.4. Murderer the women hope (1907) / Oskar Kokoschka ; translated by Michael Hamburger -- 2.5. Genius and culture and bachelor apartment (c. 1909-16) / Umberto Boccioni ; translated by Victoria Nes Kirby -- 2.6. Feet (1919) / Filippo Tommaso Marinetti ; translated by Victoria Nes Kirby -- 2.7. Genius in a jiffy or a dadalogy (1920) / Raoul Hausmann ; translated by Laurence Senelick -- 2.8. R.U.R. = Rossum's Universal Robots (1920) / Karel Čapek ; translated from the Czech by P. Selver and adapted for the English stage by Nigel Playfair in 1923 -- 2.9. Six characters in search of an author (1921) / Luigi Pirandello ; translated by Eric Bentley -- 2.10. Dr Faustus lights the lights (1938) / Gertrude Stein. -- Critical texts: 2.11. The meaning of the music hall (1913) / Filippo Tommaso Marinetti -- 2.12. Theatre of cruelty : first manifesto (1938) / Antonin Artaud ; translated by Victor Corti -- 2.13. First Surrealist manifesto (1924) and Second surrealist manifesto (1929) / André Breton ; translated by Patrick Waldberg -- 2.14. Futurist scenography (Manifesto) (1915) / Enrico Prampolini ; translated by Diana Clemmons -- 15. Theater, circus, variety (1924) / László Moholy-Nagy ; translated by Arthur S. Wensinger.
Part 3: Political theatres: Ttimeline -- Introduction / John F. Deeney and Maggie B. Gale -- Plays: 3.1. How the vote was won (1909) / Cicely Hamilton and Christopher St John -- 3.2. Hoppla, we e alive! : a prologue and five acts (1927) / Ernst Toller ; translated and edited by Alan Raphael Pearlman -- 3.3. The exception and the rule = Lehrstück (1930) / Bertolt Brecht ; translated by Ralph Manheim -- 3.4. Meerut and how to produce Meerut (1933) / Worker Theatre Movement -- 3.5. Love on the dole (1934) / Ronald Gow and Walter Greenwood -- 3.6. Blues for Mister Charlie (1964) / James Baldwin. -- Critical texts 3.7. Suffrage theatre : community activism and political commitment (2006) / Susan Carlson -- 3.8. Rehabilitating realism (1992) / Sheila Stowell -- 3.9. The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction (1935-6) / Walter Benjamin ; translated by Harry Zorn -- 3.10. The street scene : a basic model for an epic theatre (1938) / Bertolt Brecht ; translated by John Willett -- 3.11. Theatre for pleasure or theatre for instruction (c. 1936) / Bertolt Brecht ; translated by John Willett -- 3.12. On political theatre (1975) / Michael Kirby -- 3.13. The politics beyond the politics (1988) / Howard Barker.
Part 4: Late modernism: Timeline -- Introduction / Carl Lavery -- Plays: 4.1. The bald soprano (1950) / Eugène Ionesco ; translated by Donald M. Allen -- 4.2. Endgame (1957) / Samuel Beckett -- 4.3. The balcony (1956) / Jean Genet ; translated by Bernard Frechtman -- 4.4. The dumb waiter (1960) / Harold Pinter. -- Critical texts: 4.5. The Absurdity of the absurd : introduction to the Theatre of the Absurd (1961) / Martin Esslin -- 4.6. The London controversy (1958/1964) / Eugène Ionesco and Kenneth Tyanan -- 4.7. Trying to understand Endgame (1961) / Theodor W. Adorno -- 4.8. The theatre of Jean Genet : a sociological study (1968) / Lucien Goldman ; translated by Pat Dreyfus ; edited by Richard Schechner.
Part 5: Contemporary theatre and performance: Timeline -- Introduction / John F. Deeney and Maggie B. Gale -- Plays: 5.1. Quartet (1981) / Heiner Müller ; translated by Carl Weber -- 5.2. 'Confess to everything : a note on Speak Bitterness' (2008) and Speak bitterness (1994- ) / Tim Etchells -- 5.3. Belle reprieve (1991) / Split Britches (Better Bourne, Paul Shaw, Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver) -- 5.4. The story of M (1995) / SuAndi -- 5.5. Supernintendo Ranchero : excerpt from BORDERscape 2000 / Guillermo Gòmez Peña -- 5.6. Far away (2000) / Caryl Churchill -- 5.7. Product (2005) / Mark Ravenhill. -- Critical texts: 5.8. The death of the author (1977) / Roland Barthes ; translated by Stephen Heath -- 5.9. Dramaturgy and Montage : actions at work (1991) / Eugenio Barba ; translated by Ruchard Fowler -- 5.10. The precession of the simulacra : extracts (1981) / Jean Baudrillard ; translated by Sheila Faria Glaser -- 5.11. The emancipated spectator (2008) / Jacques Rancière ; translated by Gregory Elliott -- 5.12. Epilogue from postdramatic theatre (2006) / Hans Thies Lehmann ; translated by Karen Jürs-Munby -- 5.13. Away from the surveillance cameras of the art world : strategies for collaboration and community activism : a conversation between / Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Robert Sifuentes, and Lisa Wolford -- 5.14. Me, my iBook and writing in America (2006) / Mark Ravenhill. Format: xxii, 879 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

The Norton anthology of drama
Author: J. Ellen Gainor, editor.; Stanton B. Garner, 1955- editor.; Martin Puchner, 1969- editor.
Creation Date: 2014
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company
Edition: Second edition.
Description: Volume 1. Antiquity through the eighteenth century -- volume 2. The nineteenth century to the present.
v. 1. Introduction. Drama and theater ; A short history of theater ; Greek theater ; Roman theater ; Classical Indian theater ; Classical Chinese theater ; Classical Japanese theater ; Medieval European theater ; Theater in early modern Europe, 1500-1700 ; English theater, 1576-1642 ; Spanish theater, 1580-1700 ; French theater, 1630-1700 ; English theater, 1660-1700 ; Eighteenth-century theater ; Romanticism and melodrama, 1800-1880 ; Modern theater, 1880-1945 ; Postwar theater, 1945-1970 ; Contemporary theater ; Reading drama, imagining theater -- Agamemnon (458 B.C.E.) / Aeschylus -- Oedipus the King (ca. 430-425 B.C.E.) ; Antigone (ca. 442 B.C.E.) / Sophocles -- Medea (431 B.C.E.) ; The Bacchae (406 B.C.E.) / Euripides -- Lysistrata (411 B.C.E.) / Aristophanes -- Pseudolus (191 B.C.E.) / Titus Maccius Plautus -- Thyestes (ca. 60 C.E.) / Lucius Annaeus Seneca -- The little clay cart (ca. 100-300) / Shudraka -- The martyrdom of the holy virgins Agape, Chionia, and Hirena (Dulcitius) (ca. 975) / Hrotsvit of Gandersheim -- Snow in midsummer (13th century) / Guan Hanqing -- Atsumori (ca. 1400) / Zeami Motokiyo -- The second shepherd's play (ca. 1475) / The Wakefield Master -- Everyman (ca. 1510) / Anonymous -- The Spanish tragedy (1587) / Thomas Kyd -- The tragical history of Doctor Faustus (ca. 1588) / Christopher Marlowe -- Hamlet (1600-1601) ; Twelfth Night, or, What you will (1600-1601) / William Shakespeare -- Volpone (1606) / Ben Jonson -- The Duchess of Malfi (1631-14) / John Webster -- Fuenteovejuna (ca. 1614) / Lope de Vega Carpio -- Life is a dream (1636) / Pedro Calderón de la Barca -- Tartuffe (1664-69) / Molière (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin) -- The country wife (1675) / William Wycherley -- The Rover (1677) / Aphra Behn -- Phèdre (1677) / Jean Racine -- Loa for The auto sacramental of the divine Narcissus: an allegory (ca. 1690) / Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz -- The London merchant (1731) / George Lillo -- The school for scandal (1777) / Richard Brinsley Sheridan -- Faust, Part 1 (1808) / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
v. 2. Introduction Drama and theater ; A short history of theater ; Greek theater ; Roman theater ; Classical Indian theater ; Classical Chinese theater ; Classical Japanese theater ; Medieval European theater ; Theater in early modern Europe, 1500-1700 ; English theater, 1576-1642 ; Spanish theater, 1580-1700 ; French theater, 1630-1700 ; English theater, 1660-1700 ; Eighteenth-century theater ; Romanticism and melodrama, 1800-1880 ; Modern theater, 1880-1945 ; Postwar theater, 1945-1970 ; Contemporary theater ; Reading drama, imagining theater -- Woyzeck (1836) / Georg Buchner -- Escape, or, a leap for freedom (1858) / William Wells Brown -- Miss Julie (1888) / August Strindberg -- A doll house (1879) ; Hedda Gabler (1891) / Henrik Ibsen -- Importance of being Earnest (1895) / Oscar Wilde -- Ubu the King (1896) / Alfred Jarry -- Cherry orchard (1904) / Anton Chekhov -- Riders to the sea (1904) / John Millington Synge -- Pygmalion (1913) / George Bernard Shaw -- Trifles (1916) / Susan Glaspell -- Six characters in search of an author (1921) / Luigi Pirandello -- Machinal (1928) / Sophie Treadwell -- Soul gone home (1936) / Langston Hughes -- House of Bernarda Alba (1936) / Federico García Lorca -- Good woman of Setzuan (1938-40) / Bertolt Brecht -- Long day's journey into night (1941) / Eugene O'Neill -- Maids (1947) / Jean Genet -- Streetcar named desire (1947) / Tennessee Williams -- Death of a salesman (1949) / Arthur Miller -- Song of death (1950) / Tawfiq Al-Hakim -- Waiting for Godot (1953) / Samuel Beckett -- Sea at Dauphin (1954) / Derek Walcott -- Homecoming (1964) / Harold Pinter -- Death and the king's horseman (1975) / Wole Soyinka -- Buried child (1978) / Sam Shepard -- Cloud nine (1979) / Caryl Churchill -- "Master Harold" ... and the boys (1982) / Athol Fugard -- Mud (1983) / Maria Irene Fornes -- Glengarry Glen Ross (1983) / David Mamet -- Fences (1985) / August Wilson -- M. Butterfly (1988) / David Henry Hwang -- Angels in America, Part I, Millennium approaches (1991) / Tony Kushner -- Almighty voice and his wife (1991) / Daniel David Moses -- America play (1994) / Suzan-Lori Parks -- Goat (2002) / Edward Albee.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Format: 2 volumes ; 24 cm

Modern and contemporary drama
Author: Miriam Gilbert; Carl H. Klaus; Bradford S. Field
Creation Date: ©1994
Publisher: New York : St. Martinʼs Press
Description: Woyzeck / Georg Büchner -- A doll's house / Henrik Ibsen -- Miss Julie / August Strindberg -- The cherry orchard / Anton Chekhov -- Major Barbara / George Bernard Shaw -- Six characters in search of an author / Luigi Pirandello -- Juno and the paycock / Sean O'Casey -- The house of Bernarda Alba -- Federico Garcia Lorca -- Galileo / Bertolt Brecht -- A moon for the misbegotten / Eugene O'Neill -- Death of a salesman / Arthur Miller -- Cat on a hot tin roof / Tennessee Williams -- The lesson / Eugène Ionesco.
Endgame / Samuel Beckett -- The zoo story / Edward Albee -- Dutchman / Imamu Amiri Baraka -- The homecoming / Harold Pinter -- Professional foul / Tom Stoppard -- Fefu and her friends / Maria Irene Fornes -- Spell #7 / Ntozake Shange -- "Master Harold"-- and the boys / Athol Fugard -- Top girls / Caryl Churchill -- Fool for love / Sam Shepard -- 'night, Mother / Marsha Norman -- Ma Rainey's black bottom / August Wilson -- Temptation / Václav Havel -- M. Butterfly / David Henry Hwang -- Our country's good / Timberlake Wertenbaker.
Format: viii, 888 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Stages of drama : classical to contemporary theater
Author: Carl H. Klaus
Carl H. Klaus; Miriam Gilbert; Bradford S. Field
Creation Date: ©2003
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's
Edition: 5th ed.
Description: Reading and witnessing a play -- Classical theater -- Medieval theater -- Renaissance English theater -- Neoclassical theater -- Modern theater -- Contemporary theater -- Ideas of drama : classical to contemporary.
The plays: Agamemnon / Aeschylus -- Oedipus Rex / Sophocles -- The Bacchae / Euripides -- Lysistrata / Aristophanes -- A funny thing happened on the way to the wedding (casina) / Plautus -- The second shepherds' play / The Wakefield Master -- Everyman / Anonymous -- The tragical history of the life and death of Doctor Faustus / Christopher Marlowe -- Much ado about nothing ; The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice / William Shakespeare -- Volpone, or The foxe / Ben Jonson -- The misanthrope / Molière -- The rover / Aphra Behn -- The school for scandal / Richard Brinsley Sheridan -- Woyzeck / Georg Büchner -- A doll's house / Henrik Ibsen -- Miss Julie / August Strindberg -- The importance of being Earnest / Oscar Wilde -- In the shadow of the glen / John Millington Synge -- The cherry orchard / Anton Chekhov -- Pygmalion / Bernard Shaw -- Six characters in search of an author / Luigi Pirandello -- Homecoming / Eugene O'Neill.
The house of Bernarda Alba / Federico García Lorca -- Galileo / Bertolt Brecht -- Death of a salesman / Arthur Miller -- Cat on a hot tin roof / Tennessee Williams -- The lesson / Eugène Ionesco -- Endgame / Samuel Beckett -- The zoo story / Edward Albee -- A raisin in the sun / Lorraine Hansberry -- Dutchman / Amiri Baraka -- Landscape / Harold Pinter -- Absurd person singular / Alan Ayckbourn -- Death and the King's horseman / Wole Soyinka -- Pantomime / Derek Walcott -- Translations / Brian Friel -- "Master Harold"-- and the boys / Athol Fugard -- Top girls / Caryl Churchill -- 'night mother / Marsha Norman -- Fences / August Wilson -- M. Butterfly / David Henry Hwang -- Shadow of a man / Cherríe Moraga -- Oleanna / David Mamet -- Angels in America : millennium approaches / Tony Kushner -- Arcadia / Tom Stoppard -- "Art" / Yasmina Reza -- How I learned to drive / Paula Vogel -- In the blood / Suzan-Lori Parks.

 

Contents of the Broadview anthology (likely plays to be studied marked by asterisk*; plays in Concise edition noted by ^)
The Broadview Anthology of Restoration and Early Eighteenth-Century Drama, Edited by: J. Douglas Canfield & Maja-Lisa von Sneidern (Assistant to the Editor) 
Paperback (2001) SBN: 9781551112701 / 1551112701

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The Broadview Anthology of Drama, Volume 1: From Antiquity Through the Eighteenth Century
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Also check out: Lindsay-Abair, David. Good People (2011). Received New York Drama Critics Circle award for Best Play (2011), with Frances McDormand and Tate Donovan.

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