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Modern Armenian Drama


Huge Savings Item! Save 20% on the Modern Armenian Drama by Nishan Parlakian S Peter Cowe at Jen Blood. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Available in English for the first time, Modern Armenian Drama presents seven classic works from the Armenian stage. Spanning over a century


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Available in English for the first time, Modern Armenian Drama presents seven classic works from the Armenian stage. Spanning over a century (1871–1992), the plays explore such diverse themes science and religion, socioeconomic injustice, women's emancipation, and political reform through the medium of all the major European dramatic genres.

Nishan Parlakian and S. Peter Cowe provide a comprehensive introduction to the history of Armenian drama, giving a valuable overview of its importance and development in Armenia, as well as a brief biography for each playwright. A preface to each play helps in placing the work within the context of historical and cultural issues of the time.

Like the plays of Ibsen and O'Neill, the plays presented in this anthology are considered modern classics. They have an enduring quality and appeal to audiences who see them today. The editors have collected translations of the best examples of Armenian theater from its renaissance in the mid-nineteenth century to the present.

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Manufacturer:Columbia University Press
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Studio:Columbia University Press
EAN:9780231116305
Item Weight:1.79 pounds
Item Size:1.25 x 9.21 x 9.21 inches
Package Weight:1.79 pounds
Package Size:6.46 x 1.24 x 1.24 inches

Modern Armenian Drama by Nishan Parlakian S Peter Cowe

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