Drama for Students

  • Series Name: Drama for Students Series
  • Volume 12
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  • ISBN-10: 0787640867
  • ISBN-13: 9780787640866
  • DDC: 809.2
  • Shipping Weight: 3.00 lbs ( 1.36 kgs)
  • 343 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2001, 2001, 2000
  • © 2001 | 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:

  • Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues"
  • Marc Connelly's "The Green Pastures"
  • Joseph A. Walker's "The River Niger"
  • Elmer Rice's "Street Scene"
  • Caryl Churchill's "Top Girls"
  • And others

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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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

Anna Christie - Eugene O'Neill.
Biloxi Blues - Neil Simon.
The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds - Paul Zindel.
The Fourposter - Jan de Hartog.
The Government Inspector - Nikolai Gogol.
The Green Pastures - Marc(us Cook) Connelly.
A Life in Theatre - David (Alan) Mamet.
The River Niger - Joseph A. Walker.
Seagull - Anton Chekhov.
Street Scene - Elmer Rice.
Sweet Bird of Youth - Tennessee Williams.
Talley's Folly - Lanford Wilson.
That Championship Season - Jason Miller.
Top Girls - Caryl Churchill.
The Tower - Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

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Drama for Students, Volume 12  (ISBN-10: 1414428405 | ISBN-13: 9781414428406)

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 12  (ISBN-10: 1414428405 | ISBN-13: 9781414428406)

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