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Cengage Advantage Books: A Pocketful of Plays: Vintage Drama, Volume I, Revised Edition 1st Edition

David Madden

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 1996
  • 416 Pages

Overview

As with the first Vintage anthology in the Pocketful series, this selection of some of the most commonly taught plays is aimed at satisfying the need for a concise, quality collection that students will find inexpensive sand that instructors will enjoy teaching. The reception of this series has supported the original assumption that students and teachers would welcome an innovative alternative to huge anthologies, which are rarely used in their entirety, tend to be too bulky to carry and to handle in class. A POCKETFUL OF PLAYS: VINTAGE DRAMA contains six plays that research reveals to be currently among the most commonly studied in class around the country. The plays include source materials to encourage further discussion and analysis, Among these enhancement are author's comments, biographical and critical commentaries, and reviews of actual productions.

David Madden, Louisiana State University

1. "Trifles," by Susan Glaspell.
2. "Oedipus the King," by Sophocles.
3. "Hamlet," by William Shakespeare.
4. "A Doll's House," by Henrik Ibsen.
5. "The Glass Menagerie," by Tennessee Williams.
6. "A Raisin in the Sun," by Lorraine Hansberry.

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  • ISBN-10: 1413015573
  • ISBN-13: 9781413015577
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $15.75
  • RETAIL $20.95

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Cengage Advantage Books: A Pocketful of Plays: Vintage Drama, Volume I, Revised Edition

ISBN: 9781413015577
As with the first Vintage anthology in the Pocketful series, this selection of some of the most commonly taught plays is aimed at satisfying the need for a concise, quality collection that students will find inexpensive sand that instructors will enjoy teaching. The reception of this series has supported the original assumption that students and teachers would welcome an innovative alternative to huge anthologies, which are rarely used in their entirety, tend to be too bulky to carry and to handle in class. A POCKETFUL OF PLAYS: VINTAGE DRAMA contains six plays that research reveals to be currently among the most commonly studied in class around the country. The plays include source materials to encourage further discussion and analysis, Among these enhancement are author's comments, biographical and critical commentaries, and reviews of actual productions.

FOR STUDENTS

Cengage Advantage Books: A Pocketful of Plays: Vintage Drama, Volume I, Revised Edition

ISBN: 9781413015577
A POCKETFUL OF PLAYS: VINTAGE DRAMA contains six plays: TRIFLES, by Susan Glaspell; OEDIPUS THE KING, by Sophocles; HAMLET, by William Shakespeare; A DOLL'S HOUSE, by Henrik Ibsen; THE GLASS MENAGERIE, by Tennessee Williams; and A RAISIN IN THE SUN, by Lorraine Hansberry. The plays include source materials to encourage further discussion and analysis. Among these enhancements are author's comments, biographical and critical commentaries, and reviews of actual productions.