Theatre at the Crossroads, 1960 John Gassner
Theatre at the Crossroads: Plays and Playwrights of the Mid-Century American Stage, 1960 by John Gassner (1903 -1967), this rare and collectible hardcover book presents the considered views of an eminent 20th century critic and historian of American drama and theater.
Gassner's thoughtful investigation concludes that the mid-century playwright has reached a philosophical conflict between traditional realism and avante-garde experiments requiring a reassessment of theater values.
The book is in good and firm vintage condition - no marks or tears, strong binding, general foxing, slight browning of pages and signs of general use. The dust jacket is worn and torn at its edges.
The book measures 5 3/4 inches by 8 1/2 inches by 1 1/4 inches and has 527 pages. There are no pictures other than the author on the back of the dust jacket.