Drama for Students

  • Series Name: Drama for Students Series
  • Volume 14
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0787640883
  • ISBN-13: 9780787640880
  • DDC: 809.2
  • Shipping Weight: 2.95 lbs ( 1.34 kgs)
  • 432 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2001, 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:

  • Pearl Cleage's "Blues for an Alabama Sky"
  • Alice Childress's "Wine in the Wilderness"
  • Arthur (Lee) Kopit's "Y2K"
  • Paula Vogel's "How I Learned to Drive"
  • Sam Shepard's "Curse of the Starving Class"
  • 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 Advertisment - Natalia Ginzburg.
Blues for an Alabama Sky - Pearl Cleage.
The Boys in the Band - Mart Crowley.
The Critic - Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
Curse of the Starving Class - Sam Shepard.
Delicate Balance: A Play - Edward Albee.
How I Learned to Drive - Paula Vogel.
Love for Love - William Congreve.
The Man Who Turned Into A Stick - Kobo Abe.
The Marriage of Figaro - Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais.
Men In White - Sidney Kingsley.
Mountain Language - Harold Pinter.
A Watch on the Rhine - Lillian (Florence) Hellman.
Wine in the Wilderness - Alice Childress.
Y2K - Arthur (Lee) Kopit.

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Drama for Students, Volume 14  (ISBN-10: 1414428421 | ISBN-13: 9781414428420)

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 14  (ISBN-10: 1414428421 | ISBN-13: 9781414428420)

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