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Marsha Norman

(b. 1947)

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Norman, Marsha

Norman, Marsha (1947)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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(1947–), ...

Kentucky-born dramatist whose first two-act play, Getting Out (1977, published as a book in 1979

Norman, Marsha

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The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

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2005
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(b. 1947), playwright. ...

Best known for her Pulitzer Prize–winning play 'night Mother (1983), Norman's dramatic works include

Norman, Marsha

Norman, Marsha (1947)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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2004
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Performing arts, Theatre
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A native of Louisville, she was educated at Agnes Scott College and at the University of Louisville. After spending time ...

Norman [Williams], Marsha

Norman [Williams], Marsha (21 Sept. 1947)   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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2010
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(b. Louisville, Ky., 21 Sept. 1947) ...

Playwright. The title of her acclaimed first play, Getting Out (

Norman, Marsha

Norman, Marsha   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005

(1947– ), ...

American dramatist, born in Louisville, Kentucky, educated at the University of Louisville. Her first play, Getting Out...

Norman, Marsha

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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2002
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47 words

whose first two-act play, Getting Out (1977), about a shattered woman emerging from prison and picking up her life, was followed by ‘...

Norman, Marsha

Norman, Marsha   Reference library

The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
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(1947– ) ... American playwright. Jon *Jory directed Getting Out (*Actors Theatre of Louisville, 1977), about an ex-convict who makes peace with her violent younger self, and ... More
Norman, Marsha

Norman, Marsha   Reference library

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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2005
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240 words
(1947– ) ... American playwright. Raised in Kentucky in a strict religious family, Norman said she felt invisible as a child and eventually wrote about people who would otherwise ... More

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