Sam Shepard: Seven Plays: Buried Child, Curse of the Starving Class, the Tooth of Crime, La Turista, Tongues, Savage Love, True West
ISBN: 0553346113
EAN13: 9780553346114
Language: English
Pages: 368
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dial Press
Book Overview
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