19 Drama David K. Sauer and Geoffrey Sauer This year’s publications reveal the growing number of books and articles on American drama from diverse perspectives. However, the majority of these use some historiography as a primary approach to the plays. Nearly every study defines its understanding of the role of history somewhat differently. Meredith Malburne-Wade considers the problem in Revision as Resistance in Twentieth-Century American Drama: “What are all the plays studied herein—plays that weave together the past and present in the hopes of inu fl encing the future? What do we call and how do we make sense of plays, such as Blues [for Mr. Charlie by James Baldwin], that rely on their historical or literary precursors as a means of rewr- it ing what has come before and what is still to come?” These are not just questions about the past, therefore, but about the role of past texts (historical or literary) in the present—and in the future toward which the plays ask the audience to look. Nelson Pressly broadens the concept of the historical in American Playwriting and the Anti-political Prejudice: Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Perspectives by citing Marvin Carl- son’s The Haunted Stage , which “accepts
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