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A POCKETFUL OF PLAYS: VINTAGE DRAMA contains six plays: TRIFLES, by Susan Glaspell; OEDIPUS THE KING, by Sophocles; HAMLET, by William Shakespeare; A DOLL'S HOUSE, by Henrik Ibsen; THE GLASS MENAGERIE, by Tennessee Williams; and A RAISIN IN THE SUN, by Lorraine Hansberry. The plays include source materials to encourage further discussion and analysis. Among these enhancements are author's comments, biographical and critical commentaries, and reviews of actual productions.

Synopsis:

Save money with CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: POCKETFUL OF PLAYS, VINTAGE DRAMA, VOLUME I. An inexpensive alternative to the more expensive anthologies, this English text contains six of the most familiar and most taught plays. The plays are accompanied by source material, consisting of the playwright's notes or a review of a production, to help you understand the playwright and/or the play.

Table of Contents

1. "Trifles," by Susan Glaspell. 2. "Oedipus the King," by Sophocles. 3. "Hamlet," by William Shakespeare. 4. "A Doll's House," by Henrik Ibsen. 5. "The Glass Menagerie," by Tennessee Williams. 6. "A Raisin in the Sun," by Lorraine Hansberry.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780155025431
Author:
Madden, David
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Collections
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Copyright:
Series Volume:
Vintage Drama, Volum
Publication Date:
19951201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.23x6.38x.56 in. 1.10 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Save money with CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: POCKETFUL OF PLAYS, VINTAGE DRAMA, VOLUME I. An inexpensive alternative to the more expensive anthologies, this English text contains six of the most familiar and most taught plays. The plays are accompanied by source material, consisting of the playwright's notes or a review of a production, to help you understand the playwright and/or the play.
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