Drama for Students

  • Series Name: Drama for Students Series
  • Volume 9
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0787640832
  • ISBN-13: 9780787640835
  • DDC: 809.2
  • Shipping Weight: 3.05 lbs ( 1.38 kgs)
  • 432 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2000, 2000, 1999
  • © 2000 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

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Overview

Every bi-annual volume of Drama for Students features coverage of 20 plays most frequently studied in literature classes. Look for:

  • Adrienne Kennedy's "Funny House of a Negro"
  • Lanford Wilson's "Hot L Baltimore"
  • Philip Barry's "Philadelphia Story"
  • Amiri Baraka's "Slave Ship"
  • 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

Antigone - Jean Anouilh.
The Chairs - Eugene Ionesco.
The Elephant Man - Bernard Pomerance.
The Front Page - Ben Hecht.
Funny House of a Negro - Adrienne (Lita) Kennedy.
The Ghost Sonata - August Strindberg.
The Good Person (Woman) of Szechuan - (Eugen) Bertolt (Friedrich) Brecht.
Hot L Baltimore - Lanford Wilson.
Lady Windemere's Fan - Oscar Wilde.
The Lower Depths - Maxim Gorky.
Mourning Becomes Electra - Eugene O'Neill.
Philadelphia Story - Philip Barry.
Right You Are! (If You Think You Are) - Luigi Pirandello.
Serjeant Musgrave's Dance - John Arden.

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Drama for Students, Volume 9  (ISBN-10: 1414428375 | ISBN-13: 9781414428376)

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 9  (ISBN-10: 1414428375 | ISBN-13: 9781414428376)

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