Drama for Students

  • Series Name: Drama for Students Series
  • Volume 2
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  • ISBN-10: 0787616842
  • ISBN-13: 9780787616847
  • DDC: 809.2
  • Shipping Weight: 2.50 lbs ( 1.13 kgs)
  • 356 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 1998
  • © 1998 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

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Overview

Every bi-annual volume of Drama for Students features coverage of 18 plays most frequently studied in literature classes. Look for:

  • David Mamet's "Glengarry, Glenn Ross"
  • Eugene O'Neill"s "Long Day's Journey into Night"
  • Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap"
  • Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot"
  • And others

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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

Crimes of the Heart - Beth Henley.
for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf - Ntozake Shange.
Glengarry, Glen Ross - David (Alan) Mamet.
Inherit the Wind - Jerome and Robert E. Lawrence and Lee.
Long Day's Journey into Night - Eugene O'Neill.
A Man for All Seasons - Robert (Oxton) Bolt.
The Miracle Worker - William Gibson.
The Mousetrap - Agatha Christie.
Night, Mother ('Night, Mother) - Marsha Norman.
Odd Couple - Neil Simon.
A Raisin in the Sun - Lorraine (Vivian) Hansberry.
The Rez Sisters - Tomson Highway.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead - Tom Stoppard.
Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 - Anna Deavere Smith.
Visit to a Small Planet - Gore Vidal.
Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett.
The Wedding Band - Alice Childress.
The Zoo Story - Edward Albee.

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Drama for Students, Volume 2  (ISBN-10: 1414428308 | ISBN-13: 9781414428307)

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 2  (ISBN-10: 1414428308 | ISBN-13: 9781414428307)

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