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Sam Shepard: Seven Plays: Buried Child, Curse of the Starving Class, the Tooth of Crime, La Turista, Tongues, Savage Love, True West Paperback - 1984

by Sam Shepard; Introduction by Richard Gilman


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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

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  • Title Sam Shepard: Seven Plays: Buried Child, Curse of the Starving Class, the Tooth of Crime, La Turista, Tongues, Savage Love, True West
  • Author Sam Shepard; Introduction by Richard Gilman
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition [ Edition: Repri
  • Pages 368
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Dial Press, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.
  • Date 1984-05-01
  • ISBN 9780553346114 / 0553346113
  • Weight 0.7 lbs (0.32 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.24 x 5.3 x 1 in (20.93 x 13.46 x 2.54 cm)
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2005281889
  • Dewey Decimal Code 812.54

About the author

Sam Shepard is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of more than forty-five plays. He was a finalist for the W. H. Smith Literary Award for his story collection Great Dream of Heaven, and he has also written the story collection Cruising Paradise, two collections of prose pieces, Motel Chronicles and Hawk Moon, and Rolling Thunder Logbook, a diary of Bob Dylan's 1975 Rolling Thunder Review tour. As an actor he has appeared in more than thirty films, and he received an Oscar nomination in 1984 for his performance in The Right Stuff. His screenplay for Paris, Texas won the Grand Jury Prize at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival, and he wrote and directed the film Far North in 1988. Shepard's plays, eleven of which have won Obie Awards, include Buried Child, The Late Henry Moss, Simpatico, Curse of the Starving Class, True West, Fool for Love, and A Lie of the Mind, which won a New York Drama Desk Award. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Shepard received the Gold Medal for Drama from the Academy in 1992, and in 1994 he was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame.
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