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Major Strategies in Twentieth Century Drama

Apocalyptic Vision, Allegory and Open Form


Estelle Manette Raben

Contents: Three elements - apocalyptic vision, allegory, and open form - are described as a shift in historical perspective in Chekhov and Shaw, as an unwelcome attack on individualism in Shepard and Pinter, and as the destruction of the world in Witkiewicz and Beckett.