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Death of a Miner, The - Full Length Play, Drama

Death of a Miner, The

Paula Cizmar

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Full Length Play, Drama

6m, 4f

ISBN: 9780573608421

"A major drama...Such is the richness of the script...that the experience was illuminating." - New York Daily News

"Fascinating." - The New York Post

"Death of a Miner has a pertinency as a play treating significant…

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Full Length Play

Drama

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This engrossing, cinematically structured drama is about a female coal miner who dies in a mining accident. The play explores the difficulty she encounters in trying to make a living in such a male dominated profession, the difficulties her husband faces in having a wife with such an unusual job, and ultimately the reasons for her death.
"A major drama...Such is the richness of the script...that the experience was illuminating." - New York Daily News

"Fascinating." - The New York Post

"Death of a Miner has a pertinency as a play treating significant feminist concerns, and the background is filled with evocative details." - The New York Times

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6m, 4f

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Paula Cizmar

Paula Cizmar

Paula Cizmar is a playwright whose work has been produced from Maine to California; her plays combine poetry and politics and are concerned with the way stories get told in a culture—and with who gets left out of the discussion.  The Death of a Miner, her first full-length play, explored the life and death of a female coal miner who had been denied equal rights.  Produced by the Women’s Project at ... view full profile

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