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By Laurence G. Avery

ISBN-10: 0807823864

ISBN-13: 9780807823866

ISBN-10: 0807847089

ISBN-13: 9780807847084

North Carolina's Paul eco-friendly (1894-1981) used to be a part of that awesome iteration of writers who first introduced southern writing to the eye of the realm. Winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1927, eco-friendly used to be a stressed experimenter who pioneered a brand new kind of theater together with his "symphonic drama," The misplaced Colony. a priority for human rights characterised either his lifestyles and his writing, and his regular advocacy for academic and social reform and racial justice contributed in primary how one can the rising New South within the first half this century.

A Paul eco-friendly Reader makes on hand once more the paintings of this strong and interesting author. It gains Green's drama and fiction, with texts of 3 plays--including the Pulitzer Prize-winning In Abraham's Bosom and the well-known moment act of The misplaced Colony--and six brief tales. It additionally unearths the lifestyles at the back of the paintings via a number of of Green's essays and letters and an excerpt from The Wordbook, his selection of nearby folklore. Laurence Avery's advent outlines Green's existence and examines the relevant matters and methods of his paintings.

A local of Harnett County, North Carolina, Paul eco-friendly used to be a loyal instructor of philosophy and drama on the college of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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