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Sam Shepard : A 'Poetic Rodeo' - Carol Rosen

Sam Shepard

A 'Poetic Rodeo'

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Published: 1st March 2005
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Sam Shepard is one of the leading contemporary American playwrights whose plays are widely performed and studied on both sides of the Atlantic. This book provides an overview of all of Shepard's plays, analyzing his experiments with dramatic structure, rhythms of performance and characters, and includes a major interview with Shepard.

'Every page has an insight! The best sustained writing ever done on Shepard!' - Ross Wetzsteon, Sam Shepard critic, author of Republic of Dreams, and former Editor of The Village Voice

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Editor's Preface
Introduction
Ain't the Highway Fine
Just like Rock and Roll
In this Desert
Where does a Hero Live?
One Special Rhythm
Dynamite in the Blood
Destination: Emotional Territory
Ghosts and Sacrifices
Epilogue: In America
Silent Tongues: An Interview with Sam Shepard
Chronological List of First Productions of Stage Plays and Screenplays, First Publications of Prose
Playwriting Awards
Acting Career
Selected
Bibliography
Notes
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780333380024
ISBN-10: 0333380029
Series: PALGRAVE MODERN DRAMATISTS
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 282
Published: 1st March 2005
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.2 x 12.7  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1