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The family in twentieth-century American drama

Author: Thaddeus Wakefield
Publisher: New York : P. Lang, ©2003.
Series: Modern American literature (New York, N.Y.), v. 39.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study of the family in twentieth-century American drama explores how filial relationships are affected by the capitalistic culture of consumption that permeates twentieth-century American society. By analyzing relationships within both traditional and nontraditional families, this book examines how family members in American plays perceive themselves and others as "things" in American twentieth-century  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wakefield, Thaddeus, 1972-
Family in twentieth-century American drama.
New York : P. Lang, ©2003
(OCoLC)607055433
Online version:
Wakefield, Thaddeus, 1972-
Family in twentieth-century American drama.
New York : P. Lang, ©2003
(OCoLC)608179182
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thaddeus Wakefield
ISBN: 0820463213 9780820463216
OCLC Number: 51615284
Description: 117 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Marriage Relationships --
Father-Child Relationships --
Mother-Child Relationships --
Non-Traditional Families.
Series Title: Modern American literature (New York, N.Y.), v. 39.
Other Titles: Family in 20th century American drama
Responsibility: Thaddeus Wakefield.

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"This study of the family in twentieth-century American drama explores how filial relationships are affected by the capitalistic culture of consumption that permeates twentieth-century American society. By analyzing relationships within both traditional and nontraditional families, this book examines how family members in American plays perceive themselves and others as "things" in American twentieth-century capitalistic society."--Jacket.

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