TITLE

ROBERT BRUSTEIN ON THEATER: Plays and Prophecies

AUTHOR(S)
Brustein, Robert
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;3/28/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 11/12, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Entertainment Review
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the ability of playwrights to predict human actions and calamitous events. Scene from "Cleopatra," by William Shakespeare; Connection between the controversial actions of Harvard University President Lawrence Summers and the play "Bacchae," by Euripides; Reference to the play "An Enemy of the People," by Henrik Ibsen; Discussion of the plays "The Crucible" and "Death of a Salesman," by Arthur Miller; Role of Miller in the cultural and political dramas of the modern era.
ACCESSION #
16489654

 

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