Can anyone tell me plays of the Romantic, Modern and Postmodern movements ?

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Plays of the Romantic movement:

1. The most famous playwright of the British Romantic Era is Shakespeare. Shakespeare's plays were categorized into tragedies, histories, and comedies. Examples of each are "Macbeth," "Henry V," and "As You Like It."

2. Goethe's "Faust" is also a play from the Romantic movement.

Plays of the Modern Movement (both Miller and Shaw have been categorized as both Modern and Postmodern--dates 1900 to 1950 are typically considered Modern)

1. Plays of Arthur Miller: "Death of a Salesman," "The Great Disobedience,"and "No Villain."

2. Plays of Bernard Shaw: "Pygmalion," "Major Barbara," "Heartbreak House," and "The Apple Cart."

3. Plays of Bertolt Brecht: "Baal," "Driving OUt the Devil," "The Threepenny Opera," and "The Life of Galileo."

Plays of the Postmodern Movement:

1. Plays by Arthur Miller: "The Crucible," "The American Clock," "Playing for Time," and "Broken Glass."

2. Plays by Tennessee Williams: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," "A Streetcar Named Desire," Clothes for a Summer Hotel," and "Something Cloudy, Something Clear."

3. "Prelude to a Kiss"- Craig Lucas

4. "A Raisin in the Sun"- Lorraine Hansberry

5. "Glengarry Glen Ross"- David Mamet

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