Plays of Beth Henley: A Critical Study

Plays of Beth Henley: A Critical Study

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786420810
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 02/10/2005
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Gene A. Plunka is Professor of English at the University of Memphis, where he teaches modern and contemporary drama. He lives in Bartlett, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Preface 1

Introduction 3



1. A Career Overview 7

2. Henley and the Modern Angoisse 33

3. Am I Blue and The Wake of Jamey Foster 48

4. Crimes of the Heart 66

5. The Miss Firecracker Contest and The Debutante Ball 86

6. The Lucky Spot and Abundance 113

7. Signature and Control Freaks 135

8. Revelers, L-Play, and Impossible Marriage 158

9. Conclusion 189



Notes 193

Bibliography 213

Index 223

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