The America Play, and Other Works

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Theatre Communications Group, 1995 - Drama - 199 pages
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"Parks has burst through every known convention to invent a new theatrical language, like a jive Samuel Beckett, while exploding American cultural myths and stereotypes along the way.... She's passionate and jokey and some kind of genius."--Vogue

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User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

Fresh. New. Thought-provoking. Loved it. I especially loved the essays. I suspect the plays would ring so much more meaningful if viewed as opposed to read. Glad to have been introduced to a transcendent new voice in American drama. Read full review

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User Review  - Destiny Dawn Long - Goodreads

This is one of those books that changed the way I thought. It has stuck with me as one of the most amazing books I've encountered. I started reading it because the title play was assigned in my ... Read full review

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\One of the contemporary American theater's most innovative wordsmiths. Her plays include: Topdog/Underdog (2002 Pulitzer Prize for Drama), In the Blood (2000 Pulitzer-nominee), Fucking A, Venus (OBIE Award), The America Play and Imperceptible Mutabilities in the Third Kingdom (OBIE Award, Best New American Play). She is also a screenwriter, novelist, and MacArthur "Genius" grantee.

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