Brockett, Oscar Gross

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BROCKETT, Oscar Gross

BROCKETT, Oscar Gross. American, b. 1923. Genres: Theatre, Bibliography. Career: Instructor in English, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 1949-50; Assistant Professor of Drama, Stetson University, De-Land, FL, 1952-56; Assistant Professor, then Associate Professor of Drama, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 1956-63; Professor of Theatre, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1963-78; Z.T. Scott Family Chair in Drama, University of Texas at Austin, 1981-99 (Dean, College of Fine Arts, 1978-80); DeMille Professor of Drama, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1980-81. Publications: The Theatre: An Introduction, 1964, 4th ed., 1979; History of the Theatre, 1968, 9th ed., 2003; Perspectives on Contemporary Theatre, 1971; (with R. Findlay) Century of Innovation: A History of European and American Theatre and Drama since 1870, 1973, 2nd ed., 1991; The Essential Theatre, 1976, 8th ed., 2004; (with M. Pape) World Drama, 1984. EDITOR: (with S. Becker and D. Bryant) A Bibliographical Guide to Research in Speech and Dramatic Art, 1963; (with L. Brockett) Plays for the Theatre, 1967, 8th ed., 2004; Studies in Theatre and Drama, 1972. Address: Dept of Theatre & Dance, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]