Drama for Students

  • Series Name: Drama for Students Series
  • Volume 4
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0787627534
  • ISBN-13: 9780787627539
  • DDC: 809.2
  • Shipping Weight: 2.95 lbs ( 1.34 kgs)
  • 416 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 1998, 1998, 1998
  • © 1998 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

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Overview

Every bi-annual volume of Drama for Students features coverage of 19 plays most frequently studied in literature classes. Look for:

  • Mark Medoff's "Children of a Lesser God"
  • Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest"
  • T. S. Eliot's "Murder in the Cathedral"
  • Luigi Pirandello's "Six Characters in Search of an Author"
  • And others

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 Alchemist - Ben(jamin) Jonson.
The Bald Soprano - Eugene Ionesco.
Burn This - Lanford Wilson.
Children of a Lesser God - Mark Medoff.
Death and the Maiden - Ariel Dorfman.
Electra - Sophocles.
The Hairy Ape - Eugene O'Neill.
The House of Bernarda Alba - Federico Garcia Lorca.
I, Too, Speak of the Rose - Emilio Carballido.
The Importance of Being Earnest - Oscar Wilde.
Iphigenia in Tauris - Euripides.
Look Back in Anger - John Osborne.
Miss Julie - August Strindberg.
Murder in the Cathedral - T(homas) S(tearns) Eliot.
Plenty - David Hare.
School for Scandal - Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
Six Characters in Search of an Author - Luigi Pirandello.
The Skin of Our Teeth - Thornton Wilder.
The Threepenny Opera - (Eugen) Bertolt (Friedrich) Brecht.

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Drama for Students, Volume 4  (ISBN-10: 1414428324 | ISBN-13: 9781414428321)

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 4  (ISBN-10: 1414428324 | ISBN-13: 9781414428321)

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