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Unformatted text preview: o eugene o’neill: also wrote the “saddest play ever written,” A long days journey into night • Social realism o Clifford odets- waiting for lefty o A doll’s house • Realism and expressionism o Tennessee Williams A glass menagerie o Arthur miller Death of a salesman • Antirealism o Louigi Pirandello Six characters in search of an author o Testing and pushing it, asking is it real or not? • Bertolt Brecht o Huge influence on modern theatre o Alienation effect- mirror opposite of suspending one’s belief o Stripped theatre of its illusion o Changed theatre so there are no limits as to what can be on the stage now **A Dead Man Walking...
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08
- A Streetcar Named Desire