New Plays: Bad Girls; Black Water; The Passion of Henry David Thoreau; and Eight Shorter Pieces

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

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First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 284 pp. 8vo. A collection of plays by the National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize nominee.Joyce Carol Oates's fourth and most distinguished collection includes three full-length plays, Bad Girls, Black Water, The Passion of Henry David Thoreau, and eight shorter pieces, which have been performed in various cities throughout the country.Bad Girls is the story of three teenage sisters who ruin the life of the man who comes between them and their single mother; Black Water is a dramatization of Oates's widely acclaimed novel of that title; and The Passion of Henry David Thoreau is a portrayal of the turbulent life and premature death of Thoreau. The subjects of the shorter pieces range widely, from a serial murder to a nightmarish visit to an adoption agency. In plays ranging from the realistic to the surreal, Oates convincingly demonstrates her mastery of the form.Keywords: LITERATURE AMERICAN PLAYS DRAMA THEATRE THEATER ENTERTAINMENT JOYCE CAROL OATES SIGNED FIRST EDITION

Title: New Plays: Bad Girls; Black Water; The Passion of Henry David Thoreau; and Eight Shorter Pieces

Author: Oates, Joyce Carol

Categories: American, Signed, Modern First Editions, Plays,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Ontario Review Press: 1998

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197098