A Short History of English Drama

Raghukul Tilak

ISBN 978-81-7977-532-5

pp. : 283 + iv

Price : Rs. 115.00

List of Contents

The Beginnings : A Brief Survey of Pre-Elizabethan Drama
The Rise of National English Drama 
or English Drama Round About Shakespeare
or “University Wits” and Their Contribution
Christopher Marlowe (1564-93)
The Maturity of English Drama
or Drama of the Golden Age
or Elizabethan Drama
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
The Decline of Drama
or Post-Shakespearean Drama (1605-1660)
or English Drama in the Jacobean or the Puritan Age
Ben Jonson (1573-1637) and the Comedy of Humour
John Webster (1580-1637)
John Milton : Samson Agonistes
Restoration Drama (1660-1700) John Dryden and William Congreve
English Drama in the Eighteenth Century
Goldsmith as a Dramatist—Merits and Demerits—Contribution and Achievement
Sheridan as a Dramatist—Merits and Demerits—Contribution and Achievement
Drama in the 19th Century
English Drama in the 20th Century—John Galsworthy and Granville-Barker
Prose Drama : G.B. Shaw (1856-1950)
Poetic Drama : T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)
A General Estimate of Cristopher Fry as a Dramatist 
or Fry : His Merits and Demerits—His Real Greatness
Drama Today
or  Post-War English Drama
John Osborne and the Drama of Emotional Protest

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