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    DescriptionWorld-renowned historian Howard Zinn has turned to drama to explore the legacy of Karl Marx and Emma Goldman and to delve into the intricacies of political and social conscience perhaps more deeply than traditional history permits. "Three Plays" brings together all this work, including the previously unpublished "Daughter of Venus," along with a new introductory essay on political theater, and prefaces to each of the plays.


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    Title
    Three Plays
    Subtitle
    The Political Theater of Howard Zinn: Emma/Marx in Soho/Daughter of Venus
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Howard Zinn
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 204
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780807073261
    ISBN 10: 0807073261
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PER
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB, DD, AN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.8
    DC21: 812.54
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
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    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    B&T General Subject: 595
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    DC22: 812.54
    Ingram Subject Code: PA
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 91
    Libri: I-PA
    BISAC V2.8: PER011000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 812/.54
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000, DRA001000
    LC classification: PS3576.I538 A6 2010
    Publisher
    Beacon Press
    Imprint name
    Beacon Press
    Publication date
    01 March 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Boston, MA
    Author Information
    Howard Zinn (1922-2010) was a world-renowned historian, author, playwright, and social activist best known for"A People's History of the United States." His many highly acclaimed books include "You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train" and "Three Strikes."
    Review quote
    The first act of '"Emma", ' Howard Zinn's play about Emma Goldman, is a small miracle. Here is a drama that holds down the heroics, polemics and didacticism to which works about heroes and heroines are prone. True, Emma is idealized; she is loving, honest, selfless, daring, but she is also human and believable.--Walter Goodman, "New York Times" "["Marx in Soho" is] an imaginative critique of our society's hypocrisies and injustices, and an entertaining, vivid portrait of Karl Marx as a voice of humanitarian justice - which is perhaps the best way to remember him."--"Kirkus Reviews" "["Daughter of Venus"'s] central concerns - personal and social ethics; the balance of obligations to ourselves, our families, and our fellow citizens; the uses and abuses of political and scientific power - remain as timely as ever. . . . Zinn not only displays a fluid and passionately committed style but also is attempting to do something interesting with it: to interweave a story of familial tensions and national politics, and in doing so to remind us that the way we live our lives on the small, local, day-to-day scale of family life can have repercussions and implications for the life of the nation at large."--Louise Kennedy, "Boston Globe"