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An edition of Plays (1960)

Six plays

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An edition of Plays (1960)

Six plays

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Vintage Books
Language
English
Pages
494

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These six plays span nearly twenty years of theatre and display the range of Lillian Hellman's dramatic gifts. The Children's Hour (1934), her first play, was considered shocking at the time; it concerns the devastating effects of a child's malicious charge of lesbianism against two of her teachers. Days to Come (1936) is about the tragic consequences of strike-breaking in a small Midwestern community. The Little Foxes (1939) and Another Part of the Forest (1946) together constitute a chilling study of the financial and psychological conflicts within the Hubbards, a wealthy and rapacious Southern family. Watch on the Rhine (1941), the story of how fascism affects an American family and the refugees they harbor, won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award. The Autumn Garden (1951) is a poignant yet humorous drama set at a summer resort near New Orleans.

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Cover of: Six Plays
Six Plays
October 1999, Bt Bound
Library binding in English
Cover of: Six plays
Six plays
1979, Vintage Books
in English
Cover of: Six plays
Six plays
1978, Franklin Library
in English - A limited ed / illustrated by Mark Bellerose.
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Six plays.
1960, Modern Library
in English

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Table of Contents

The children's hour.
Days to come.
The little foxes.
Watch on the Rhine.
Another part of the forest.
The autumn garden.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
812/.5/2
Library of Congress
PS3515.E343 A6 1979, PS3515.E343A6 1979

The Physical Object

Pagination
494 p. ;
Number of pages
494

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL4401170M
Internet Archive
sixplays00hellrich
ISBN 10
0394741129
LCCN
79002160, 61019820
OCLC/WorldCat
1014241240
Library Thing
36060
Goodreads
275472

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