Faculty Book: Daniel Gerould, ed.
Saviana Stanescu and Daniel Gerould, eds.
Romania after 2000: Five New Romanian Plays
(Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, 2007)
This represents the first anthology of new Romanian drama published in the United States and introduces American readers to compelling playwrights and plays that address resonant issues of a post-totalitarian society on its way toward democracy and a new European identity. The playwrights included are Gianina Carbunariu, Bogdan Georgescu, Vera Ion, Peca Stefan, and Saviana Stanescu. The book also contains forewords by Daniel Gerould and Saviana Stanescu, contributions from Randy Gener, Cristina Modreanu, Nicolae Mandea, and Roberta Levitow, and a selected bibliography of books and articles in English on modern Romanian drama. Saviana Stanescu is a Romanian playwright living in New York. Daniel Gerould is a distinguished professor of theatre and comparative literature at the Graduate Center and executive director of the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center.
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Submitted on: SEP 1, 2007