Drama for Students

  • Series Name: Drama for Students Series
  • Volume 15
  • Carole Hamilton
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0787652539
  • ISBN-13: 9780787652531
  • DDC: 809.2
  • Shipping Weight: 2.75 lbs ( 1.25 kgs)
  • 384 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2002, 2001, 2001
  • © 2002 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

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Overview

Every bi-annual volume of Drama for Students features coverage of 15 plays most frequently studied in literature classes. Look for:

  • Robert E. Sherwood's "Idiot's Delight"
  • David Edgar's "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby"
  • August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom"
  • James Baldwin's "One Day When I was Lost: A Scenario Based on Alex Haley's 'the Autobiography of Malcolm X'"
  • David Mamet's "Reunion"
  • And more

You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format.

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Drama for Students Series

Each volume of Drama For Students features coverage of 14 to 15 plays most frequently studied in literature classes. Each detailed entry includes an introduction that provides an overview of the play, a brief biography of the playwright, a plot summary, a discussion of the play's principal themes, understandable essays on the play's construction, excerpted critical commentary, and much more. You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format. While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.

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Reviews

"Conveniently arranged guides for the appreciation of commonly studied dramatic works." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999

— Jeffrey R. Luttrell

"No other literature reference provides such a high level of coverage." -- S. E. Regional Social Studies Conference Web Site (1/9/98)

— Barry X. Miller

"Provides easy access for review, good research-paper source material, and a substantial base for ambitious students to build on. It should become a standard reference tool." -- School Library Journal (May 1998)

— Sally Margolis

"Gale continues its fine tradition with this latest entry in the successful 'For Students' literature series. The competent and thorough provision of information coupled with a one-stop shopping format recommend this for public and undergraduate collections." -- Library Journal (December 1997)

— Barry X. Miller

"The Essays in Drama for Students offer students an excellent starting point and give them a solid grounding for further exploration. In fact, many students will think they have died and gone to "research heaven" after finding these books in the reference stacks." -- Against the Grain (April, 1998)

— Sally Margolis

"Would be an asset in high-school and public libraries and might also be of interest to those working with beginning undergraduates." -- RBB/Booklist (02/15/98)

— Barry X. Miller

Table of Contents

The Diary of Anne Frank - Albert (Maurice) Hackett.
The Great White Hope - Howard (Oliver) Sackler.
Idiot's Delight - Robert Sherwood.
J. B. - Archibald MacLeish.
The Last Night of Ballyhoo - Alfred Uhry.
Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickelby - David Edgar.
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom - August Wilson.
The Master Builder - Henrik (Johan) Ibsen.
One Day When I Was Lost: A Scenario - James (Arthur) Baldwin.
Reunion - David (Alan) Mamet.
Rites - Maureen Duffy.
The Rivals - Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
The Shadow Box - Michael Cristofer.
The Shrike - Joseph Kramm.
Way of the World - William Congreve.

Products Included

Drama for Students, Volume 15  (ISBN-10: 141442843X | ISBN-13: 9781414428437)

Each volume of Drama For Students features coverage of 15 to 20 plays most frequently studied in literature classes. Each detailed entry includes an introduction that provides an overview of the play, a brief biography of the playwright, a plot summary, a discussion of the play’s principal themes, understandable essays on the play’s construction, excerpted critical commentary, and much more.

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Drama for Students, Volume 15  (ISBN-10: 141442843X | ISBN-13: 9781414428437)

Each volume of Drama For Students features coverage of 15 to 20 plays most frequently studied in literature classes. Each detailed entry includes an introduction that provides an overview of the play, a brief biography of the playwright, a plot summary, a discussion of the play’s principal themes, understandable essays on the play’s construction, excerpted critical commentary, and much more.

Price: $.00