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Neil Simon, a critical study by Edythe M. McGovern

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Published by Ungar in New York .
Written in English


  • Simon, Neil -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Drama -- Technique.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdythe M. McGovern ; with notes from the playwright.
LC ClassificationsPS3537.I663 Z78 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination196 p., [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4732281M
ISBN 100804425671
LC Control Number78020933

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McGovern, Edythe M. Neil Simon, a critical study. New York: Ungar, © Essays and criticism on Neil Simon - Critical Essays. A natural gift for wit and humor and a decade’s experience writing television comedy in the ’s enabled Simon to . Neil Simon has charted his escape route in this characteristically straightforward, self-critical, and compassionate autobiography of his early years." About the Author Neil Simon is the writer of more than forty Broadway plays, including Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, The Out-of-Towners, and Lost in Yonkers, which won the Pulitzer Prize/5(47). Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Neil Simon study guide and get instant access to the following. Biography; Critical Essays; Analysis; 1 Homework Help.

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