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Sam Shepard and the American theatre

by Leslie A. Wade

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Shepard, Sam, 1943- -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • National characteristics, American, in literature,
    • Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-179] and index.

      StatementLeslie A. Wade.
      SeriesContributions in drama and theatre studies,, no. 76., Lives of the theatre, Contributions in drama and theatre studies ;, no. 76., Contributions in drama and theatre studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.H394 Z97 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 188 p. ;
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1007617M
      ISBN 100313289441, 0275945847
      LC Control Number96047537

      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 Rolling Thunder Review tour.   FILE - In this Sept. 29, file photo, actor Sam Shepard poses for a portrait in New York. Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor .

      SHEPHARDFEST. Department of Theatre and Dance. Bucknell University, Fall To celebrate Sam Shepard as the Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters, Shepardfest will take us on a unique inner journey through the profound changes that have occurred in Mr. Shepard's artistic life over his prolific year career as the most important American playwright of his generation.   Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of plays, screenplays, stories and memoirs, whose rugged good looks and laconic style made for a memorable screen presence as an actor, has

      About Sam Shepard: Seven Plays. Brilliant, prolific, uniquely American, Pulitzer prizewinning playwright Sam Separd is a major voice in contemporary theatre. And here are seven of his very best.   Samuel Shepard Rogers III (November 5, – J ), known professionally as Sam Shepard, was an American actor, playwright, author, screenwriter, and director whose career spanned half a century. [1] He won ten Obie Awards for writing and directing, the most won by any writer or director. He wrote 44 plays as well as several books of short stories, essays, and memoirs.


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Sam Shepard ‘He was the kindest man, truthful, witty and generous’ Published: 6 Aug 'It was like meeting a cowboy': Ed Harris, Kathy Burke and others remember Sam Shepard. Rhythms and Truths: An Interview with Sam Shepard: Source: American Theatre magazine - April As you are writing a play, do you have a certain idea of what the play’s ending will be.

I think for me, every play has its own force, its own momentum, its own. Sam Shepard (November 5, –J ) was an American actor, playwright, and director. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in and was nominated for an Oscar in He’s best known for his work in the theater, as a playwright, actor, and director.

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