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Clifford Odets, playwright-poet

by Harold Cantor

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Drama -- Technique

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-218) and index.

    StatementHarold Cantor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3529.D46 Z6 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 227 p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL47020M
    ISBN 100810837323, 0810837315
    LC Control Number99046820

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Clifford Odets (J – Aug ) was an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. Odets was born in Philadelphia to Louis Odets (born Gorodetsky) and Pearl Geisinger, Russian- and Romanian-Jewish immigrants, and raised in Philadelphia and the Bronx, New York.

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Clifford Odets, one of the 20th century's leading American playwrights, was a fervent believer in democracy and the human ability to overcome obstacles. Yet his legacy has been overshadowed by persistent attempts to read him as a thoroughly political playwright.

This new consideration reads his career—the work itself and the conditions of its invention—as cultural creations in a time of. Harold Cantor in his extensive study Clifford Odets: Playwright-Poet, points out the loopholes. Talking about the play, Waiting For Lefty, even if it is written in early phase of anger and outburst, he remarks that Odets shows his maturity of thought.

In the yearOdets. Editor’s Note: Clifford Odets was born on this day in To commemorate that date, we return to the odd story of how the playwright found himself writing a screenplay for Elvis Presley. Weales, Gerald: Clifford Odets: Playwright.

This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in. Early life. Walt Whitman Odets was born on February 4,to playwright, screenwriter and director Clifford Odets and his second wife, actress Bette Grayson, in Los family, which included Walt's sister Nora, two years his senior, moved to New York City in the summer of Odets and Grayson separated in October and were divorced in November Six Plays of Clifford Odets by Clifford Odets and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at de to Life as Reflected in Clifford Odets’s Awake and Sing!

and its Relevance in the Present Context. Attitude to Life as Reflected in Clifford Odets’s.