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Published by Mellen Research University Press, Order fulfillment, Edwin Mellen Press in San Francisco, Lewiston, NY, USA .
Written in English


  • Shepard, Sam, 1943- ,
  • Shepard, Sam, 1943- -- Dramatic production.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [139]-142) and index.

StatementFrederick J. Perry.
LC ClassificationsPS3569.H394 B836 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 148 p. ;
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1700516M
ISBN 100773498109
LC Control Number92000865

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  drama came in when Sam Shepard, a prolific and experimental playwright, won the Pulitzer Prize for Buried Child. Shepard’s earlier work, such as The Tooth of Crime (), was rooted both in the rock scene and counterculture of the s and . 38 quotes from Sam Shepard: 'I believe in my mask-- The man I made up is me I believe in my dance-- And my destiny', 'I don't understand my feelings. I really don't. I don't understand how I could hate you so much after so much time. How, no matter how much I'd like to not hate you, I hate you even more. It grows.', and 'You can’t keep messing me around like this. Buried Child is the Pulitzer Prize winning success of counter-culture playwright Sam Shephard. Centered on a Midwestern family in the United States, it is a macabre examination of the dark. Sam Shepard: "Buried Child and Tooth of Crime were tough plays to write. Other plays are easy to write, like Curse of the Starving Class, True West - they just kind of happened. But these plays were straggles. Not to say that I didn't have fun with them, but they were not the same breed of animal.".