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Work and the work ethic in American drama, 1920-1970 / Thomas Allen Greenfield.


Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 1982.
ISBN 0826203744

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Subjects American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American drama.
Arbeitsmotivation (Motiv)
Drama.
USA.
Work ethic in literature.
Work in literature.
Description vii, 187 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-184) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary Analysis of the themes in modern American drama, including traditional and modern work ethic. Greenfield challenges the notion that twentieth-century American dramatic literature is lacking in intellectual and artistic quality. He also analyzes the social drama and social realism within these plays to make wider claims about the complexity of American society.
Contents Work and nineteenth-century American drama -- Elmer Rice -- Toil and trouble in the 1920s and 1930s -- Work and the Second World War -- Death of a salesman, All my sons, and The glass menagerie -- The 1960s -- Conclusion.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8388388
(OCoLC)ocm08388388
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WorldCat Identities Greenfield, Thomas Allen, 1948-
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