9780573619052

Fences : A Play

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780573619052

  • ISBN10:

    0573619050

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/2010
  • Publisher: Samuel French Inc Plays

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $1.58
    Check/Direct Deposit: $1.50

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Used and Rental copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

Drama / 5m, 2f / 1 Set Winner of the New York Drama Critics and Tony Awards as well as the Pulitzer Prize, this sensational drama starred James Earl Jones as Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball leagues who now works as a garbage man in 1957 Pittsburgh. Excluded as a Negro from the major leagues during his prime, Troy's bitterness takes its toll on his relationships with both his wife and son who now wants his own chance to play.

Like all of the Pittsburgh plays, Fences explores the evolving African-American experience and examines race relations, among other themes.

Rewards Program

Customer Reviews

A Masterpiece March 16, 2011
by
"Fences" is a wonderful drama that can relate to all people. The levels in the play are great because all of the dramatic characters have a comedic side, which balances the story. He combines a knack for humor, an ability to describe vividly the atmosphere in which the story takes place, and powerful portrayals to concoct a literary masterpiece worthy of being read(and seen) over and over. I am not a avid fan of reading and viewing plays but if there were more like this I'd be in a theater every chance I got. I recommend this textbook to anyone and everyone looking for a good book to just settle down and relax with.
Flag Review
Please provide a brief explanation for why you are flagging this review:
Submit
Your submission has been received. We will inspect this review as soon as possible. Thank you for your input!
Fences : A Play: 5 out of 5 stars based on 1 user reviews.

Write a Review