Bigsby, C(hristopher) W(illiam) E(dgar)

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BIGSBY, C(hristopher) W(illiam) E(dgar)

BIGSBY, C(hristopher) W(illiam) E(dgar). British, b. 1941. Genres: Novels, Literary criticism and history, Theatre. Career: University of Wales, Aberystwyth, lecturer in English and American literature, 1966-69; University of East Anglia, Norwich, reader, 1969-84, professor of American studies, 1984-. Publications: Confrontation and Commitment: Study of Contemporary American Drama, 1967; Albee, 1969; Dada and Surrealism, 1972; Approaches to Popular Culture, 1976; Tom Stoppard, 1976; The Second Black Renaissance: Essays in Black Literature, 1980; Joe Orton, 1982; Critical Introduction to Twentieth Century American Drama, 3 vols., 1982-85; David Mamet, 1985; Miller and Company, 1990; Modern American Drama: 1945-1990, 1992, rev. ed., 1945-2000, 2000; Hester (novel), 1994; Pearl (novel), 1995; Still Lives (novel), 1996; Beautiful Dreamer (novel), 2002; The Black American Writer, 2 vols., 1969; Superculture: The Impact of American Popular Culture on Europe, 1974; Edward Albee, 1975; Contemporary English Drama, 1981; The Radical Imagination and the Liberal Tradition, 1982; Cultural Change in the United States since World War II, 1986; Plays by Susan Glaspell, 1987; File on Miller, 1988; The Portable Arthur Miller, 1995; The Cambridge Companion to Arthur Miller, 1998; The Cambridge History of the American Theatre, 3 vols., 1998-2000; Contemporary American Playwrights, 1999. Address: 3 Church Farm, Colney, Norwich, England. Online address: [email protected]

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