Seven Plays

Seven Plays

Book - 1981
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Brilliant, prolific, uniquely American, Pulitzer prizewinning playwright Sam Separd is a major voice in contemporary theatre. And here are seven of his very best.

"One of the most original, prolific and gifted dramatists at work today."-- The New Yorker

"The greatest American playwright of his generation...the most inventive in language and revolutionary in craft, [he] is the writer whose work most accurately maps the interior and exterior landscapes of his society."-- New York Magazine

"If plays were put in time capsules, future generations would get a sharp-toothed profile of life in the U.S. in the past decade and a half from the works of Sam Shepard."-- Time

"Sam Shepard is the most exciting presence in the movie world and one of the most gifted writers ever to work on the American stage."--Marsha Norman, Pulitzer prizewinning author of 'Night, Mother.

"One of our best and most challenging playwrights...his plays are a form of exorcism: magical, sometimes surreal rituals that grapple with the demonic forces in the American landscape."-- Newsweek

"His plays are stunning in thier originality, defiant and inscrutable."-- Esquire

"Sam Shepard is phenomenal..the best practicing American playwright."-- The New Republic
Publisher: Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, 1981
ISBN: 9780553346114
9780553343304
0553343300
0553346113
Characteristics: xxvii, 336 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Chaikin, Joseph 1935-2003
Alternative Title: 7 plays

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