American Scenes

New York: John Day, (1941). 8vo. Brown cloth, stamped in black. 269 p. 1st edition. Herbert Biberman's copy, with his name stamp on the front free endpaper. Previous owner's name & name stamp on front endpaper; else very good. [87124]

A collection of radical one-act plays including "Fire and Cloud: A Radio Play of a Southern Negro Bread Riot" by Richard Wright, "Saturday Night: A Play of Sharecropper Life" by Paul Green, "Wait and See: A Psychological Drama of Labor Organizers" by Leane Zugsmith, "Freedom Is a Trumpet: A Radio Verse Play of a Fascist Coup in America" by William Merrick + plays by Tennessee Williams, Manuel Komroff, Irwin Shaw, Benjamin Appel, et al. Biberman was a leftist screenwriter & movie director who was to become one of the Hollywood Ten.

Price: $45.00

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