Awake & Singing: Six Great American Jewish Plays


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(Applause Books). Jewish playwrights and plays of Jewish interest intended for general audiences have been increasingly conspicuous on the American stage since the early 20th century. No wonder. The evolution of Jewish life in America teems with richly dramatic material: immigration, "making it," intergenerational family relationships, the impact of the Great Depression, two World Wars, the Holocaust, the establishment of Israel, and the emergence of feminism and alternative life styles. And pre-eminently and enduringly, ...

Awake & Singing: Six Great American Jewish Plays 2004, Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781557835307

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