Family, Drama, and American Dreams

Synopsis

American drama is chiefly a drama of realistic family plays and its conventions revolve around the antagonistic impulses of security and freedom. Scanlan asserts that America's best plays are plays of family life and that they re-enact dilemmas of personal psychology and family structure.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1978