The Art of Dramatic Writing Character Descriptions

Lajos Egri
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Henrik Ibsen

This major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, director, and poet and wrote "A Doll's House" and "Hedda Gabler".

William Shakespeare

This sixteenth century English poet and playwright is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.


This French playwright and actor, born in 1622, is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature.

Robert E. Sherwood

This American playwright, editor, and screenwriter wrote the play "Idiot's Delight".

Noel Coward

This English playwright, composer, director, actor, and singer, born in 1899, wrote the play "Design for Living".


This Greek Philosopher theorized that character is secondary to action and that every story must have a beginning, middle, and an end.

John Howard Lawson

This American author of "The Theory and Technique of Playwriting" was born in 1894.

William Archer

This Scottish drama critic and author wrote the book "Play-Making...

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