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Thomson Advantage Books: Pocketful of Plays: Vintage Drama Vol. II (Thomson Advantage Books)by David Madden
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A POCKETFUL OF PLAYS: VINTAGE DRAMA contains nine plays & Sophocles' "Antigone"; William Shakespeare's "Othello"; August Strindberg "Miss Julie" [one act]; Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard"; Edward Albee's "The Sandbox" [one act]; Sam Shepard's "True West"; Wendy Wasserstein's "Tender Offer" [one act]; Milcha Sanchez Scott's "The Cuban Swimmer"; and Jane Martin's "Beauty" [one act]. 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.
VINTAGE DRAMA contains nine plays: Sophocles' ANTIGONE, William Shakespeare's OTHELLO, August Strindberg's MISS JULIE (one act), Anton Chekhov's THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Edward Albee's THE SANDBOX (one act), Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST, Wendy Wasserstein's TENDER OFFER (one act), Milcha Sanchez Scott's THE CUBAN SWIMMER, and Jane Martin's BEAUTY (one act). 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.
Save money with CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: POCKETFUL OF PLAYS, VINTAGE DRAMA, VOLUME II! An inexpensive alternative to the more expensive anthologies, this English text contains five of the most familiar and most taught plays as well as four one-act 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
Preface. Sophocles, Antigone. William Shakespeare, Othello. August Strindberg, Miss Julie [one act]. Anton Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard. Edward Albee, The Sandbox [one act]. Sam Shepard, True West. Wendy Wasserstein, Tender Offer [one act]. Milcha Sanchez Scott, The Cuban Swimmer. Jane Martin, Beauty [one act].
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