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Research Guide for Ken Urban's 21M.604 Playwriting Fundamentals course


On this guide you will find three lists of plays to choose from for Playwriting Fundamentals. The lists are divided into three time periods: the Classical period, the 20th century, and the contemporary.

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Many thanks to Kelly Ng for her work in designing and assembling this guide.