Are you searching for an overview of the most significant plays? Are you looking for a snapshot analysis? Do you want to know the social and theatrical context? A Pocket Guide to 20th Century Drama gives all this and much, much more. It provides a short introduction to a dramatic century; puts each play into historical and theatrical context; gives the storyline and an analysis of each play, and provides details of major productions around the world. And, finally, there's a chronology of one thousand twentieth-century plays.