1. Brown, Ivor.
Shakespeare in his Time
. Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson and Sons LTD., 1960.
This is a biographical and historical account of the life of the great playwright. Excellent illustrations and pictures highlight this text.
2. Cohen, Helen Louise.
Milestones of the Drama
. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1940.
This is collection of plays which have become hallmarks in the field of drama.
3. Fugard, Athol.
My children! My Africa
!. New York: Theatre communications Group, Inc., 1989.
This is a powerful play which takes place in a small Cape Karoo town in the autumn of 1884.
4. Gassner, John & Sweetkind, Morris.
Introducing the Drama
. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1963.
This is an anthology of plays from past to present day with biographical notes on the playwrights and introductions to the plays.
5. Lawlor, John.
The Tragic Sense in Shakespeare
. New York Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1960.
This is an analytical study of Shakespeare’s tragic figures.
6. Parrott, Thomas Marc & Ball, Robert Hamilton.
A Short View of Elizabethan Drama
. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1943.
This is a historical account of the Elizabethan period.
7. Shakespeare, William.
William Shakespeare the Complete Works
. New York: Dorsett Press, 1988.
This is an anthology of Shakespeare’s plays with introductions, illustrations, translations, and notes on the text.
8. Wolfe, George C.
The Colored Museum
. New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1985.
This is a play composed of individual exhibits of complex caricatures.