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Reading what so ever written by Shepard means going through a shortened social history of America after ww II, and up till the end of 20.century. Plots are so simple and dialogues are not very much sophisticated. Maybe some of works by Shepard are not as interesting as the others, but for those whom are interested in sociology, and drama as writing-art, will enjoy reading or watching works by Shepard. Reading simple and plain plays by Shepard gives you dare to sit and write about whatsoever plot ...more
Nov 12, 2016 Julian Munds rated it really liked it
Review for Killer's Head: A good monologue. I worked a rodeo and met this guy. There his name was Dave but he sounds just like this fellow. The cadence, the jargon, it's all poetry of a ending way of life. And I guess that's the point. This play deals with a ghost. This is a dead character.
Sam Shepard was an American artist who worked as an award-winning playwright, writer and actor. His many written works are known for being frank and often absurd, as well as for having an authentic sense of the style and sensibility of the gritty modern American west. He was an actor of the stage and motion pictures; a director of stage and film; author of several books of short stories, essays, a ...moreMore about Sam Shepard