Synopses & Reviews
'Like all Norton anthologies, The Seagull Reader: Plays
is responsibly edited and has helpfuleditorial apparatus, offering Norton quality at less than a third of the price of full-length drama anthologies.
A small and inexpensive reader that includes the most widely taught essays--along with some pieces that have never before been anthologized in a composition reader.
Less than half the price of full-length anthologies and more economical than most value editions, The Seagull Readers, Second Editions are a portable and inexpensive alternative to bulky anthologies.
'Each volume offers an inviting mix of classics and less familiar pieces, complemented by concise genre introductions, short headnotes and annotations, brief author biographies, and a glossary of terms.'
'Compact, portable, and inexpensive, The Seagull Reader: Plays, Second Edition
, offers 8 classic (and contemporary classic) plays, 2 of them--Death of a Salesman
and A Raisin in the Sun
--new to this edition.\n
About the Author
Joseph Kelly (PhD, University of Texas, Austin) is Professor of English at the College of Charleston. He is the author of America's Longest Siege: Charleston, Slavery, and the Slow March to Civil War and Our Joyce: From Outcast to Icon.