Forgot your password?  

Critical Essay | Critical Essay by Charles McNulty

This literature criticism consists of approximately 20 pages of analysis & critique of Critical Essay by Charles McNulty.
This section contains 5,836 words
(approx. 20 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Critical Essay by Charles McNulty - Critical Essay by Charles McNulty

Critical Essay by Charles McNulty

SOURCE: McNulty, Charles. “Angels in America: Tony Kushner's Theses on the Philosophy of History.” Modern Drama 39, no. 1 (spring 1996): 84-96.

In the following essay, McNulty examines Kushner's representation of the AIDS epidemic in Angels in America in the context of American politics and history. McNulty asserts that while Millennium Approaches offers fresh insight into the workings of history, Perestroika retreats from this radical historical revisioning through the fantastical element of the angel descending from heaven.

AIDS plays have come to be thought of as a phenomenon of the 1980s, as Happenings were of the 1960s. Though the epidemic still rages, the bravely furious genre that began with William Hoffman's As Is and Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart has for the most part receded into the paragraphs of theater history textbooks. Nicholas de...

(read more)

This section contains 5,836 words
(approx. 20 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Critical Essay by Charles McNulty - Critical Essay by Charles McNulty
Follow Us on Facebook