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Mary McCarthy's Theatre Chronicles
This volume brings together Miss McCarthy's lively controversial essays on the theatre from the 1930's up to the present day. The intelligence and vitality of the author's analysis brings past productions of Shakespeare, Shaw, Ibsen, Chekhov, Wild, Odets, Saroyan, Wilder back to the reader with immediacy and freshness.
Written in her trenchant prose, Miss McCarthy's articles on the drama are amusing, sharp, original and penetrating.