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Brown, Linda Ginter, Editor Marsha Norman: A Casebook, Garland (New York), 1996.

This is a collection of essays that explore different aspects of Norman's work. The collection includes essays on the Norman plays 'night, Mother, Getting Out, Third and Oak, The Holdup, Traveler m the Dark, Sarah and Abraham, and The Secret Garden.

Burkman, Katherme H. "The Demeter Myth and Doubling in Marsha Norman's 'night, Mother" in Modem American Drama: The Female Canon, edited by June Schlueter, Faileigh Dickinson University Press, 1990. p 254-63.

Burkman examines the nature of the mother-daughter relationship in 'night, Mother by comparing Jessie and Thelma to the mythic Demeter and Persephone.

DeMastes, William W. "Jessie and Thelma Revisited: Marsha Norman's Conceptual Challenge in 'night, Mother" in Modern Drama, Vol. 36, no 1,1993, pp 109-19

DeMastes examines feminist criticism of Norman's play and concludes that feminist who have condemned the play as subordinate to male constructs of...

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