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The major plays of Horton Foote : the trip to bountiful, the young man from Atlanta, and the orphans' home cycle

Author: Robert W Haynes, (Professor)
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the connections between the Horton Foote's strong Texas connections and his literary art while considering the playwright's many decades of experience in the world of American theater and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Horton Foote; Horton Foote; Horton Foote; Horton Foote
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Haynes, (Professor)
ISBN: 9780773435940 0773435948
OCLC Number: 606404307
Description: vii, 197 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Background --
The nature of nature in The trip to bountiful --
"The child is father of the man": The orphans' home cycle --
Betrayal and responsibility in The young man from Atlanta and Henrik Ibsen's A doll's house and Little Eyolf --
The kidders and the Disappointment Club: --
A critical theme in The young man from Atlanta --
History as family: a reflection --
Foote and the critics: designing identity and being polite --
Departure, arrival, and varieties of silence: Narration and dramaturgy in Farewell and Beginnings --
The actor: full circle, still moving.
Responsibility: Robert W. Haynes ; with a foreword by Gerald C. Wood.

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"People who love Horton Foote's work will feel at home in these chapters. They are true to the voice, style, and themes of Horton's writing. But they are more than comfortable. They open new doors, Read more...

 
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