American Drama Introduction
American Drama is the only electronic collection to bring together–in fully-searchable electronic format–such an extensive and inclusive compilation of American dramatic literature.
What are the 4 types of drama?
There are four main forms of drama. They are comedy, tragedy, tragicomedy and melodrama. All these types have the common characteristics of drama genre; they are, plot, characters, conflict, music and dialogue.
What are the 3 types of drama?
The three genres of drama were comedy, satyr plays, and most important of all, tragedy. Comedy: The first comedies were mainly satirical and mocked men in power for their vanity and foolishness.
What is history of drama?
History of Western Drama Western drama originates in classical Greece. The theatrical culture of the city-state of Athens produced three genres of drama: tragedy, comedy, and the satyr play. The origins of drama go back to competitions held as part of festivities celebrating the god Dionysus. 7.