The Bedford Introduction to Drama
Eighth Edition   ©2018

The Bedford Introduction to Drama

Lee A. Jacobus (University of Connecticut)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-05479-X; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-05479-3; Format: Paper Text, 1824 pages

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"The Bedford Introduction to Drama is the best anthology available, offering wide-ranging coverage and significant context. I am able to adapt the book to several courses."
–Mark Cosdon, Allegheny College and President, American Theatre and Drama Society

"I have not yet found another anthology that can ‘hold a candle’ to The Bedford Introduction to Drama. The diverse collection of plays, essays, and contextual information that is included with the plays, are just perfect for my students."
–Jeannine Russell, Wichita State University

"An excellent balance between introductory and advanced materials that acknowledges drama and theatre as both literary and performance arts."
–Gregory Kable, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill