Clifford Odets, playwright-poet
Cantor provides a close reading of 11 of Odets' plays as a whole, grounding his study within an analysis of themes common to each text. While granting emphasis to Odets' poetic style, Cantor gives due notice to Odets' achievements as both mythmaker and voice of the Jewish middle class.
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ODETS AND THE THIRTIES
n THEMES AND MOTIFS
THE PLAYWRIGHT AS POET
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