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By Amnon Kabatchnik

ISBN-10: 081087783X

ISBN-13: 9780810877832

In Blood at the degree, 1950-1975: Milestone performs of Crime, secret, and Detection: An Annotated Repertoire, writer Amnon Kabatchnik keeps the point of interest of his past volumes (1900-1925 and 1925-1950) and gives an outline of crucial and remarkable theatrical works of crime and detection of this era. Addressing the advance of this style within the valid theatre, Kabatchnik discusses greater than a hundred and twenty full-length performs produced among 1950 and 1975.

Arranged in chronological order, the productions stated are all works of tolerating value, pioneering contributions, singular thoughts, and notable good fortune. some of the such a lot impressive playwrights of the period are represented, together with Horton Foote, Bertolt Brecht, Arthur Miller, Frederick Knott, Joe Orton, Anthony Shaffer, Peter Shaffer, and Agatha Christie. all of the performs featured revolves round homicide, robbery, chicanery, kidnapping, political intrigue, or espionage. every one access contains a plot synopsis, construction info, and the evaluations of renowned and revered critics and scholars.

The performs during this period comprise mental thrillers and baffling whodunits, between them such memorable works as Anastasia, Dial 'M' for Murder, The Mousetrap, The Crucible, Witness for the Prosecution, The determined Hours, Sleuth, and Equus.

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