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Title Drama for students. Volume 7 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied dramas / David Galens, editor
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 2000
Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1094-9232."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The blue room - David Hare -- The caretaker - Harold Pinter -- A chorus of disapproval - Alan Ayckbourn -- Everyman - Anonymous -- Fiddler on the roof - Joseph Stein -- Fool for love - Sam Shepard -- The foreigner - Larry Shue -- The hostage - Brendan Behan -- Jesus Christ Superstar - Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice -- Krapp's last tape - Samuel Beckett -- Night of the iguana - Tennessee Williams -- Oh Dad, poor Dad, Momma's hung you in the closet and I'm feeling so sad - Arthur Kopit -- Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie -- The piano lesson - August Wilson -- R.U.R. - Karel Capek -- A taste of honey - Shelagh Delaney -- 'Tis a pity she's a whore - John Ford
Summary Features analysis of the plays most frequently studied in literature classes. Entries include: introduction providing overview of play; brief biography of playwright; plot summary; discussion of play's principal themes; essays on play's construction; and excerpted critical commentary
Note Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web
Original: xxi, 364 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Tech Details Mode of access: Internet
Subject Hare, David, 1947- Blue room
Pinter, Harold, 1930- Caretaker
Ayckbourn, Alan, 1939- Chorus of disapproval
Stein, Joseph. Fiddler on the roof
Shepard, Sam, 1943- Fool for love
Shue, Larry. Foreigner
Behan, Brendan. Hostage
Lloyd Webber, Andrew, 1948- Jesus Christ superstar
Rice, Tim, 1944- Jesus Christ superstar
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989. Krapp's last tape
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Night of the iguana
Kopit, Arthur L. Oh Dad, poor Dad, Momma's hung you in the closet and I'm feeling so sad
Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937. Peter Pan
Wilson, August. Piano lesson
Capek, Karel, 1890-1938. R.U.R. English
Delaney, Shelagh, 1939- Taste of honey
Ford, John, 1586-ca. 1640. 'Tis pity she's a whore
Everyman
Theater -- Biography
Theater -- Reviews
Dramatic criticism
Drama -- History and criticism
Drama -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Drama -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
Drama
Drama -- Stories, plots, etc
American drama
Dramatists
Alt Author Galens, David, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414428352 (electronic book)
1414428359 (electronic book)
9780787640811
0787640816

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