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Title Drama for students. Volume 2 [ebook] : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied dramas / David Galens, Lynn Spampinato, editors
Publisher Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 1998
Series Gale virtual reference library
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Crimes of the heart - Beth Henley -- for colored girls who have considered suicide-when the rainbow is enuf - Ntozake Shange -- Glengarry Glen Ross - David Mamet -- Inherit the wind - Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee -- Long day's journey into night - Eugene O'Neill -- A man for all seasons - Robert Bolt -- The miracle worker - William Gibson -- The mousetrap - Agatha Christie -- 'Night, Mother - Marsha Norman -- The odd couple - Neil Simon -- A raisin in the sun - Lorraine Hansberry -- The rez sisters - Tomson Highway -- Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead - Tom Stoppard -- Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 - Anna Deavere Smith -- Visit to a small planet - Gore Vidal -- Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett -- Wedding band - Alice Childress -- The zoo story - Edward Albee
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: xix, 356 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Tech Details Mode of access: Internet
Subject Henley, Beth. Crimes of the heart
Shange, Ntozake. For colored girls who have considered suicide
Mamet, David. Glengarry Glen Ross
Lawrence, Jerome, 1915-2004. Inherit the wind
Lee, Robert Edwin, 1918- Inherit the wind
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Long day's journey into night
Bolt, Robert. Man for all seasons
Gibson, William, 1914- Miracle worker
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Mousetrap
Norman, Marsha. 'Night, mother
Simon, Neil. Odd couple
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965. Raisin in the sun
Highway, Tomson, 1951- Rez sisters
Stoppard, Tom. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead
Smith, Anna Deavere. Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992
Vidal, Gore, 1925- Visit to a small planet
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989. En attendant Godot. English
Childress, Alice. Wedding band
Albee, Edward, 1928- Zoo story
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 -- Stories, plots, etc
American drama
Alt Author Galens, David, editor
Spampinato, Lynn, editor
Gale Group
ISBN 9781414428307 (electronic book)
1414428308 (electronic book)

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