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Further Reading

DeRose, David J., Sam Shepard, Twayne, 1992.

Part of the immensely useful Twayne's U.S. Authors Series, this book provides a concise introduction to Shepard's life, short descriptions of almost all of his works up to States of Shock, and discussions of the themes and techniques that characterize Shepard's work as a whole.

Randall, Phyllis R., "Adapting to Reality: Language in Shepard's Curse of the Starving Class," in Sam Shepard: A Casebook, edited by Kimball King, Garland, 1988.

Randall argues here that, although Curse of the Starving Class is indeed a more realistic play than the works that preceded it, Shepard retains a use of language in this play that "we do not ordinarily associate with realistic drama."

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