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Sam Shepard and the American theatre

Author: Leslie A Wade
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring a career that includes 50 stage and screen plays, four books of non-dramatic writings and over a dozen film appearances, this work traces Shepard's rise from counterculture to cultural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Sam Shepard; Sam Shepard; Sam Shepard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Wade
ISBN: 0275945847 9780275945848
OCLC Number: 38522703
Notes: Originally published: New York : Greenwood Press, 1997, in series: Contributions in drama and theatre studies ; no. 76. Lives of the theatre.
Description: xii, 188 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Josh Beer, Christopher Innes and Simon Williams --
Introduction : Sam Shepard and the Narration of Nation --
Shepard and the Counterculture Challenge --
Shepard and the Culture Industry --
A Yankee at the Royal Court --
The Return of the Native --
Playwright, Patriot, and Prophet --
Shepard and the America of Reagan --
Shepard Screened --
The End of the Trail?
Responsibility: Leslie A. Wade.

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"Undergraduates with no knowledge of Shepard, his plays, or the culture of the Unted States from the sixties through much of the nineties will find the narrative extremely easy to follow. The notes Read more...

 
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