restricted access   Volume 23, Number 1, Spring 1980

Table of Contents

From: Modern Drama

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A Biographical Note on Václav Havel

pp. 1-5

On Dialectical Metaphysics

pp. 6-12

The Anatomy of the Gag

pp. 13-24

"Goats and Monkeys" and the "Idiocy of Language": Handke's Kaspar and Shakespeare's Othello

pp. 25-32

Ulrich Plenzdorf's Die neuen Leiden des jungen W.: The Death of a Fool

pp. 35-43

The Tragicomic Don Juan: Valle-Inclán's Esperpento de las galas del difunto (The Dead Man's Duds)

pp. 44-57

Unity of Theme, Image, and Diction in The Silver Tassie

pp. 58-64

J.M. Barrie's Islands of Fantasy

pp. 65-74

Granville Barker's Sexual Comedy

pp. 75-82


Prick Up Your Ears: The Biography of Joe Orton by John Lahr (review)

pp. 83-85

Man's New Shapes: French Avant-Garde Drama's Metamorphoses by Kenneth Steele White (review)

pp. 85-87

Harold Pinter: An Annotated Bibliography ed. by Steven H. Gale (review)

pp. 87-91


pp. 92-93