Dramas of the Nuclear Age-- a descriptive list of English-language plays by Charles A. Carpenter

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .

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  • English drama -- 20th century -- Bibliography.,
  • Nuclear warfare -- Social aspects -- Drama -- Bibliography.,
  • Atomic bomb -- Social aspects -- Drama -- Bibliography.,
  • American drama -- 20th century -- Stories, plots, etc.,
  • English drama -- 20th century -- Stories, plots, etc.,
  • American drama -- 20th century -- Bibliography.

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Includes index.

Book details

StatementCharles A. Carpenter.
GenreBibliography., Stories, plots, etc.
SeriesStudies in comparative literature ;, v. 29, Studies in comparative literature (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 29.
LC ClassificationsZ2014.D7 C34 2000, PR739.N83 C34 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 94 p. ;
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL47278M
ISBN 100773478914
LC Control Number99047309

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Carpenter Hardcover. Dramas of the Nuclear Age - A Descriptive List of English-Language Plays Carpenter, Charles A. pages This volume provides as complete a bibliographical and descriptive record as possible of English-language plays that deal directly and significantly with “the Bomb”, a code-term denoting all major aspects of the Nuclear Age that relate to atomic weapons (but not to nuclear.

This led to a compact volume entitled Dramas of the Nuclear Age: A Descriptive List of English-Language Plays. But my main objective was to nail down the subject described in my title: Dramatists and the Bomb: American and British Playwrights Confront the Nuclear Age,   Charles A.

Carpenter's Dramas of the Nuclear Age: A Descriptive List of English-Language Plays contains four sections: an introduction; ‘A Selective Chronology of Scientific, Political, and Cultural Developments Related to the Nuclear Age in General and Nuclear Drama in Particular’; ‘Dramas of the Nuclear Age: A Descriptive List of English-Language Plays’; and an index Author: William Baker, Kenneth Womack.

Drama: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Playwrights' Press. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Waiting for Hiroshima / Taggart Deike --A right wally / Andrew Mullett --Fire in the lake / Karim Alrawi --Shouting at pictures / Graeme Campbell --Sector three / Bryan Oliver.

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