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4-H Club

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971.
Contains: The Unseen HandForensic & the NavigatorsThe Holy GhostlyBack Bog Beast BaitShaved Splits4-H Club.

  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981.
  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1981.
  • New York: Continuum, 1983.
  • New York: Bantam Books, 1986.
  • New York: Vintage Books, 1996.

Action

Action and The Unseen Hand: Two Plays. London: Faber and Faber, 1975, 87 p.
Angel City & Other Plays. New York: Urizen Books, 1976.
Contains: Gelber, “SAM SHEPARD: The Playwright as Shaman,”Angel CityCurse of the Starving ClassKiller’s HeadActionMad Dog BluesCowboy MouthThe Rock GardenCowboys #2“Sam Shepard: 9 Random Years [7 + 2]” by Patti Smith.

  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1976
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1978
  • New York: Urizen Books, 1978
  • New York: Applause, 1981
  • Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1983

Fool for Love and Other Plays. Intro. Ross Wetzsteon. Toronto and New York: Bantam, 1984. 307 p. Contains: Fool for LoveAngel CityMelodrama Play; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthActionSuicide in B FlatSeduced;Geography of a Horse Dreamer.

Angel City

Angel City & Other Plays. Intro. Jack Gelber.New York: Urizen Books, 1976. 245 p. Contains: Gelber, “SAM SHEPARD: The Playwright as Shaman;” Angel CityCurse of the Starving ClassKiller’s HeadA Monologue;ActionThe Mad Dog Blues: A Two-Act Adventure Show; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthThe Rock Garden (7 + 2).” Gelber’s introduction reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1976
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1978
  • New York: Urizen Books, 1978
  • New York: Applause, 1981
  • Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1983
  • New York: Continuum, 1983

Fool for Love and Other Plays. Intro. Ross Wetzsteon. Toronto and New York: Bantam, 1984. 307 p. Contains: Fool for LoveAngel CityMelodrama Play; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthActionSuicide in B FlatSeduced;Geography of a Horse Dreamer.

Back Bog Beast Bait

Back Bog Beast Bait. Reproduced from typescript by Studio Duplicating Service, New York, 1969. 47 leaves.

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971. 233 p. Contains: The Unseen HandForensic & the NavigatorsThe Holy GhostlyBack Bog Beast BaitShaved Splits4-H Club.

  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981.
  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1981.
  • New York: Continuum, 1983.
  • Toronto and New York: Bantam, 1986.

Blue Bitch

Mad Dog Blues & Other Plays. New York: Winter House, 1972. (The Winter Repertory, v.4). Contains: Mad Dog BluesCowboy MouthThe Rock GardenCowboys #2Blue BitchNightwalk.

Buried Child

Buried Child. New York: Urizen Books, 1978. 65 p.

  • New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1979

Buried Child & Seduced & Suicide in B Flat. Intro. Jack Richardson. New York: Urizen Books, 1979, 155 p. Buried Child.

Famous American Plays of the 1970’s. Intro. Ted Hoffman. New York: Dell, 1981, pp. 387-460.Buried Child.

Best American Plays, Eight Series, 1974-1982. Ed. Clives Barnes. New York: Crown, 1983, pp. 277-311.

Fluch der verhungernden Klasse; Vergrabenes Kind: 2 Theaterstucke. Deutsche Erstausg. Frankfurt am Main. S. Fischer. 1980.

Sam Shepard: Seven Plays. Intro. Richard Gilman. New York and Toronto: Bantam, 1981. 337 p. Contains: True WestBuried ChildCurse of the Starving ClassThe Tooth of Crime (A Play with Music in Two Acts)La Turista; with Joseph Chaikin, Tongues (A Piece for Voice and Percussion) and Savage/Love.

  • Toronto and New York: Bantam Trad. Edition, 1984. 336 p.
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1985.
  • New York: Bantam Books, 1986. 2nd printing.

Sam Shepard: Tekst and Context. Amsterdam: Theater Frascate, 1989. Note: translations of seven Sam Shepard plays including Tongues and Savage/Love; co-authored by Joseph Chaikin.

Chicago

Chicago. In Eight Plays from Off-Off Broadway. Ed. Nick Orzel and Michael Smith. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1966 Chicago and Other Plays. New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1981. 170 p. Reprint of Five Plays (Bobbs-Merrill, 1967).

  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1982. With director’s notes by Ralph Cook.
  • New York: Continuum, 1983. With director’s notes by Ralph Cook.

Five Plays by Sam Shepard: Chicago, Icarus’s Mother, Red Cross, Fourteen Hundred Thousand, Melodrama Play. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1967. 170 p. With directors’ and authors’ notes. Michael Smith’s “Notes on Icarus’s Mother” reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • London: Faber and Faber, 1969

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. New York: Bantam Books, 1986. Contains: The Unseen HandRock GardenChicagoIcarus’s Mothe, 4-H Club, Fourteen Hundred Thousand, Red Cross, Cowboys No. 2, Forensic and the Navigators, The Holy Ghostly, Operation Sidewinder, Mad Dog Blues, Back Bog Beast Bait, Killer’s Head.

Cowboy Mouth

Angel City & Other Plays. Intro. Jack Gelber.New York: Urizen Books, 1976. 245 p. Contains: Gelber, “SAM SHEPARD: The Playwright as Shaman;” Angel CityCurse of the Starving ClassKiller’s HeadA Monologue;ActionThe Mad Dog Blues: A Two-Act Adventure Show; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthThe Rock Garden (7 + 2).” Gelber’s introduction reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1976
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1978
  • New York: Urizen Books, 1978
  • New York: Applause, 1981
  • Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1983

Fool for Love and Other Plays. Intro. Ross Wetzsteon. Toronto and New York: Bantam, 1984. 307 p. Contains: Fool for LoveAngel CityMelodrama Play; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthActionSuicide in B FlatSeducedGeography of a Horse DreamerMad Dog Blues & Other Plays. Intro. Michael McClure.

The Winter Repertory, 4. New York: Winter House, 1971. 158 p.; illus. Contains: The Mad Dog Blues; with Patti Smith, Cowboy Mouth;The Rock GardenCowboys #2; Patti Smith, “Sam Shepard: 9 Random Years (7 + 2).”

  • Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971
  • New York: Winter House, 1972. The Winter Repertory 4.

Cowboys

Unpublished

Cowboys #2

Angel City & Other Plays. Intro. Jack Gelber.New York: Urizen Books, 1976. 245 p. Contains: Gelber, “SAM SHEPARD: The Playwright as Shaman;” Angel CityCurse of the Starving ClassKiller’s HeadA MonologueActionThe Mad Dog Blues: A Two-Act Adventure Show; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthThe Rock Garden (7 + 2).” Gelber’s introduction reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1976
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1978
  • New York: Urizen Books, 1978
  • New York: Applause, 1981
  • Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1983
  • New York: Continuum, 1983

Cowboys #2. In Collision Course. Ed. Edward Parone. New York: Random House, 1968, pp. 135-157.

Mad Dog Blues & Other Plays. Intro. Michael McClure. The Winter Repertory, 4. New York: Winter House, 1971. 158 p.; illus. Contains: The Mad Dog Blues; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthThe Rock GardenCowboys #2; Patti Smith, “Sam Shepard: 9 Random Years (7 + 2).”

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. New York: Bantam Books, 1986. Contains: The Unseen HandRock GardenChicagoIcarus’s Mother4-H ClubFourteen Hundred ThousandRed CrossCowboys #2Forensic and the NavigatorsThe Holy GhostlyOperation SidewinderMad Dog BluesBack Bog Beast BaitKiller’s Head.

Curse of the Starving Class

Curse of the Starving Class: A Play in Three Acts. New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1976.

Angel City & Other Plays. Intro. Jack Gelber.New York: Urizen Books, 1976. 245 p. Contains: Gelber, “SAM SHEPARD: The Playwright as Shaman;” Angel CityCurse of the Starving ClassKiller’s HeadA MonologueActionThe Mad Dog Blues: A Two-Act Adventure Show; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthThe Rock Garden (7 + 2).” Gelber’s introduction reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1976
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1978
  • New York: Applause, 1981
  • Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1983
  • New York: Continuum, 1983

Sam Shepard: Seven Plays. Intro. Richard Gilman. New York and Toronto: Bantam, 1981. 337 p. Contains: True WestBuried ChildCurse of the Starving ClassThe Tooth of Crime (A Play with Music in Two Acts)La Turista; with Joseph Chaikin, Tongues (A Piece for Voice and Percussion) and Savage/Love.

  • Toronto and New York: Bantam Trad. Edition, 1984. 336 p.
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1985.
  • New York: Bantam Books, 1986. 2nd printing.

Sam Shepard: Tekst and Context. Amsterdam: Theater Frascate, 1989. Note: translations of seven Sam Shepard plays including Tongues and Savage/Love; co-authored by Joseph Chaikin.

Dog

Unpublished

Eyes for Consuela

The Late Henry Moss, Eyes for Consuela, When the World Was Green : Three Plays. New York: Vintage, 1998.

Far North

States of Shock, Far North, Silent Tongue.New York: Vintage Books, 1993, pp. 49-120. London: Metheun Drama, 1993.

Fool for Love

Fool for Love and The Sad Lament of Pecos Bill on the Eve of Killing His Wife. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1983. 112 p. Music to Sad Lament by Sam Shepard and Catherine Stone.

  • San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1983 (Book Club ed.)
  • New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1984
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1984

Fool for Love (French). Trans. with an afterword by Robert Cordier Collecion “Sixpack.” (Paris:) Christian Bourgois Editeur, 1985.

Fool for Love and Other Plays. Intro. Ross Wetzsteon. Toronto and New York: Bantam, 1984. 307 p. Contains: Fool for LoveAngel CityMelodrama Play; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthActionSuicide in B FlatSeducedGeography of a Horse DreamerFool for Love: A Full-length Play in One Act.

Best Plays of 1983-1984. Ed. Otis L. Guernsey, Jr. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1984 , pp. 89-99 (excerpts and synopsis).

Liebestoll (Fool for Love). Trans. Michael Schindlbeck. Theater Heute, 26 (September 1985), pp. 42-49. In German.

Forensic and the Navigators

Forensic and the Navigators. In The Best of Off-Off-Broadway. Ed. Michael Smith. New York: Dutton, 1969, pp. 21-45.

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971. Contains: The Unseen Hand,Forensic & the NavigatorsThe Holy GhostlyBack Bog Beast BaitShaved Splits4-H Club.

  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981.
  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1981.
  • New York: Continuum, 1983.
  • New York: Bantam Books, 1986.
  • New York: Vintage Books, 1996.

Fourteen Hundred Thousand

Chicago and Other Plays. New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1981. 170 p. Reprint of Five Plays (Bobbs-Merrill, 1967).

  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1982. With director’s notes by Sydney Schubert Walter.
  • New York: Continuum, 1983. With director’s notes by Sydney Schubert Walter.

Five Plays by Sam Shepard: Chicago, Icarus’s Mother, Red Cross, Fourteen Hundred Thousand, Melodrama Play. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1967. 170 p. With directors’ and authors’ notes. Michael Smith’s “Notes on Icarus’s Mother” reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • London: Faber and Faber, 1969

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. New York: Bantam Books, 1986. Contains: The Unseen HandRock GardenChicagoIcarus’s Mothe, 4-H Club, Fourteen Hundred Thousand, Red Cross, Cowboys No. 2, Forensic and the Navigators, The Holy Ghostly, Operation Sidewinder, Mad Dog Blues, Back Bog Beast Bait, Killer’s Head.

Geography of a Horse Dreamer

Fool for Love and Other Plays. Intro. Ross Wetzsteon. Toronto and New York: Bantam, 1984. 307 p. Contains: Fool for Love; Angel City; Melodrama Play; with Patti Smith, Cowboy Mouth; Action; Suicide in B Flat; Seduced; Geography of a Horse Dreamer.

Four Two Act Plays. Intro. Elizabeth Hardwick. London: Faber and Faber, 1974. 219 p.; music. Contains: La Turista; The Tooth of Crime: A Play with Music in Two Acts; Geography of a Horse Dreamer: A Mystery in Two Acts; Operation Sidewinder: A Play in Two Acts.

  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1980
  • Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1980
  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1981
  • New York: Continuum Books, 1983

The Tooth of Crime and Geography of a Horse Dreamer; Two Plays by Sam Shepard. [1st Evergreen Edition]. New York: Grove Press, 1974.

  • London: Faber and Faber, 1974.

The Holy Ghostly

Best Short Plays of the World Theatre, 1968-1973. Ed. with an introduction and prefaces to the plays, Standley Richards. New York: Crown, 1973, pp. 277-288.

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971. 233 p. Contains: The Unseen Hand; Forensic & the Navigators; The Holy Ghostly; Back Bog Beast Bait; Shaved Splits; 4-H Club.

  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981.
  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1981.
  • New York: Continuum, 1983.
  • Toronto and New York: Bantam, 1986.
  • New York: Vintage Books, 1996.

Icarus’s Mother

Chicago and Other Plays. New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1981. 170 p.

Reprint of Five Plays (Bobbs-Merrill, 1967).

  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1982. With director’s notes by Michael Smith.
  • New York: Continuum, 1983. With director’s notes by Michael Smith.

Five Plays by Sam Shepard: Chicago, Icarus’s Mother, Red Cross, Fourteen Hundred Thousand, Melodrama Play. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1967. 170 p. With directors’ and authors’ notes. Michael Smith’s “Notes on Icarus’s Mother” reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • London: Faber and Faber, 1969

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. New York: Continuum, 1983. Contains: The Unseen Hand, Rock Garden, Chicago, Icarus’s Mother, 4-H Club, Fourteen Hundred Thousand, Red Cross, Cowboys #2, Forensic and the Navigators, The Holy Ghostly, Operation Sidewinder, Mad Dog Blues, Back Bog Beast Bait, Killer’s Head.

Inacoma

Unpublished

Jacaranda

Unpublished

Killer’s Head

Angel City & Other Plays. Intro. Jack Gelber.New York: Urizen Books, 1976. 245 p. Contains: Gelber, “SAM SHEPARD: The Playwright as Shaman;” Angel CityCurse of the Starving ClassKiller’s HeadA Monologue;ActionThe Mad Dog Blues: A Two-Act Adventure Show; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthThe Rock Garden (7 + 2).” Gelber’s introduction reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1976
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1978
  • New York: Urizen Books, 1978
  • New York: Applause, 1981
  • Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1983
  • New York: Continuum, 1983.

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. New York: Continuum, 1983. Contains: The Unseen HandRock GardenChicagoIcarus’s Mother4-H ClubFourteen Hundred ThousandRed CrossCowboys #2Forensic and the NavigatorsThe Holy GhostlyOperation SidewinderMad Dog BluesBack Bog Beast BaitKiller’s Head.

La Turista

La turista: A Play in Two Acts. Intro. Elizabeth Hardwick. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1968. 72 p.; illus. Hardwick’s introduction reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • London: Faber and Faber, 1969, 62 p.

“La Turista,” Trans. by Elena Reina. (Milan:) Siparo, Feb 25, 1970, pp. 50-64. Four Two Act Plays. Intro. Elizabeth Hardwick. London: Faber and Faber, 1974. 219 p.; music. Contains: La TuristaThe Tooth of Crime: A Play with Music in Two ActsGeography of a Horse Dreamer: A Mystery in Two ActsOperation Sidewinder: A Play in Two Acts.

  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1980
  • Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1980
  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1981
  • New York: Continuum Books, 1983

Sam Shepard: Seven Plays. Intro. Richard Gilman. New York and Toronto: Bantam, 1981. 337 p. Contains: True WestBuried ChildCurse of the Starving ClassThe Tooth of Crime (A Play with Music in Two Acts)La Turista; with Joseph Chaikin, Tongues (A Piece for Voice and Percussion) and Savage/Love.

  • Toronto and New York: Bantam Trad. Edition, 1984. 336 p.
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1985.
  • New York: Bantam Books, 1986. 2nd printing.

Sam Shepard: Tekst and Context. Amsterdam: Theater Frascate, 1989. Note: translations of seven Sam Shepard plays including Tongues and Savage/Love; co-authored by Joseph Chaikin.

The Late Henry Moss

The Late Henry Moss, Eyes for Consuela, When the World Was Green : Three Plays. New York: Vintage, 1998.

A Lie of the Mind

A Lie of the Mind: A Play in Three Acts. New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1986.

  • London: Methuen, 1987.

A Lie of the Mind and The War in Heaven: Angel’s Monologue. New York: New American Library, 1987.

Little Ocean

Unpublished

Mad Dog Blues

Mad Dog Blues & Other Plays. Intro. Michael McClure. The Winter Repertory, 4. New York: Winter House, 1971. 158 p.; illus. Contains: The Mad Dog Blues; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthThe Rock GardenCowboys #2; Patti Smith, “Sam Shepard: 9 Random Years (7 + 2).”

  • Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971
  • New York: Winter House, 1972. The Winter Repertory 4.

Angel City & Other Plays. Intro. Jack Gelber.New York: Urizen Books, 1976. 245 p. Contains: Gelber, “SAM SHEPARD: The Playwright as Shaman;” Angel CityCurse of the Starving ClassKiller’s HeadA Monologue;ActionThe Mad Dog Blues: A Two-Act Adventure Show; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthThe Rock Garden (7 + 2).” Gelber’s introduction reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1976
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1978
  • New York: Urizen Books, 1978
  • New York: Applause, 1981
  • Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1983

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. New York: Continuum, 1983. Contains: The Unseen HandRock GardenChicagoIcarus’s Mother4-H ClubFourteen Hundred ThousandRed CrossCowboys #2Forensic and the NavigatorsThe Holy GhostlyOperation SidewinderMad Dog BluesBack Bog Beast BaitKiller’s Head.

Maxagasm Maxagasm: A Distorted Western for Soul & Psyche. 2nd draft. Los Angeles: Creative Management Associates, 1970.

Melodrama Play

Chicago and Other Plays. New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1981. 170 p. Reprint of Five Plays (Bobbs-Merrill, 1967).

  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1982. With director’s notes by Michael Smith.
  • New York: Continuum, 1983. With director’s notes by Michael Smith.

Five Plays by Sam Shepard: Chicago, Icarus’s Mother, Red Cross, Fourteen Hundred Thousand, Melodrama Play. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1967. 170 p. With directors’ and authors’ notes. Michael Smith’s “Notes on Icarus’s Mother” reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • London: Faber and Faber, 1969

Fool for Love and Other Plays. Intro. Ross Wetzsteon. Toronto and New York: Bantam, 1984. 307 p. Contains: Fool for LoveAngel CityMelodrama Play; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthActionSuicide in B FlatSeduced;Geography of a Horse Dreamer

Nightwalk

Nightwalk and Terminal. With Jean-Claude van Itallie, Megan Terry and the Open Theater. Three Works by the Open Theater. Ed. Karen Malpede. New York: Drama Book Specialists, 1974. Mad Dog Blues & Other Plays. New York: Winter House, 1972 (The Winter Repertory). Contains: The Mad Dog BluesCowboy MouthThe Rock GardenCowboys #2Blue BitchNightwalk.

Operation Sidewinder

Operation Sidewinder: A Play in Two Acts. In Esquire, 71 (May 1969), pp. 152-153, 160, 210, 212, 214, 216-218, 220, 222-228, 230-234; illus. Operation Sidewinder: A Play in Two Acts.

The Great American Life Show: 9 Plays from the Avant-Garde Theater. Ed. John Lahr and Jonathan Price. New York: Bantam, 1974, pp. 111-182; intro. by John Lahr, pp. 107-110.

Operation Sidewinder: A Play in Two Acts. New York: Alvin Ferleger, 1969.

  • Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1970.

Four Two Act Plays. Intro. Elizabeth Hardwick. London: Faber and Faber, 1974. 219 p.; music. Contains: La TuristaThe Tooth of Crime: A Play with Music in Two ActsGeography of a Horse Dreamer: A Mystery in Two ActsOperation Sidewinder: A Play in Two Acts.

  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1980
  • Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1980
  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1981
  • New York: Continuum Books, 1983

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. New York: Continuum, 1983. Contains: The Unseen HandRock GardenChicagoIcarus’s Mother4-H ClubFourteen Hundred ThousandRed CrossCowboys #2Forensic and the NavigatorsThe Holy GhostlyOperation SidewinderMad Dog BluesBack Bog Beast BaitKiller’s Head.

Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas. New York : [Los Angeles] Gray City, Inc.; [Script Collectors Service], 1983

  • Hollywood: Script City, 1983. Screenplay.
  • Berlin: Road Movies, 1984.

Red Cross

The New Underground Theater. Ed. by Robert Schroeder. New York: Bantam Books, 1974. Red Cross. In Off-Broadway Plays, Vol. 2. Intro. Charles Marowitz. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin, 1972, pp. 13-30.

Chicago and Other Plays. New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1981. 170 p. Reprint of Five Plays (Bobbs-Merrill, 1967).

  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1982. With director’s notes by Michael Smith.
  • New York: Continuum, 1983. With director’s notes by Michael Smith.

Five Plays by Sam Shepard: Chicago, Icarus’s Mother, Red Cross, Fourteen Hundred Thousand, Melodrama Play. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1967. 170 p. With directors’ and authors’ notes. Michael Smith’s “Notes on Icarus’s Mother” reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • London: Faber and Faber, 1969

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. New York: Bantam Books, 1986. Contains: The Unseen HandRock GardenChicagoIcarus’s Mother4-H ClubFourteen Hundred ThousandRed CrossCowboys #2Forensic and the NavigatorsThe Holy GhostlyOperation SidewinderMad Dog BluesBack Bog Beast BaitKiller’s Head.

The Rock Garden

The Rock Garden (Scene 3). In Oh! Calcutta! An Entertainment with Music. By Kenneth Tynan. New York: Grove, 1969.

The Rock Garden. In Scripts, 1 (January 1972), pp. 24-30. Published by the Shakespeare Festival Public Theater, New York.

Angel City & Other Plays. Intro. Jack Gelber.New York: Urizen Books, 1976. 245 p. Contains: Gelber, “SAM SHEPARD: The Playwright as Shaman;” Angel CityCurse of the Starving ClassKiller’s HeadA MonologueActionThe Mad Dog Blues: A Two-Act Adventure Show; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthThe Rock Garden (7 + 2).” Gelber’s introduction reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.

  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1976
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1978
  • New York: Urizen Books, 1978
  • New York: Applause, 1981
  • Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1983
  • New York: Continuum, 1983

Mad Dog Blues & Other Plays. New York: Winter House, 1972 (The Winter Repertory). Contains: The Mad Dog BluesCowboy MouthThe Rock GardenCowboys #2Blue BitchNightwalk.

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. New York: Bantam Books, 1986. Contains: The Unseen HandRock GardenChicagoIcarus’s Mother4-H ClubFourteen Hundred ThousandRed CrossCowboys #2Forensic and the NavigatorsThe Holy Ghostly,Operation SidewinderMad Dog BluesBack Bog Beast BaitKiller’s Head.

Rocking Chair

Unpublished

The Sad Lament of Pecos Bill on the Eve of Killing His Wife

The Sad Lament of Pecos Bill on the Eve of Killing His Wife. In Theatre, 12 (Summer/Fall 1981), pp. 32-38. Sam Shepard: Tekst & Context. Amsterdam: Theater Frascati, 1989.

Savage/Love

Sam Shepard: Seven Plays. Intro. Richard Gilman. New York and Toronto: Bantam, 1981. 337 p. Contains: True WestBuried ChildCurse of the Starving ClassThe Tooth of Crime (A Play with Music in Two Acts)La Turista; with Joseph Chaikin, Tongues (A Piece for Voice and Percussion) and Savage/Love.

  • Toronto and New York: Bantam Trad. Edition, 1984. 336 p.
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1985.
  • New York: Bantam Books, 1986. 2nd printing.

Linguaggi: (per voci e purcussioni). 1980. Note: Italian translations of Tongues and Savage/Love; Both plays were written in collaboration with Joseph Chaikin.

Sam Shepard: Tekst and Context. Amsterdam: Theater Frascate, 1989. Note: translations of seven Sam Shepard plays including Tongues and Savage/Love; co-authored by Joseph Chaikin.

L’Avant Scene Theatre (Paris), No. 764 (February 1985). Contents: L’Ouest, le vrai [True West], trans. Rudi Coupez; Savage/Love, parallel English and French texts, trans.

Seduced

Seduced: A Play in Two Acts. New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1979. Buried Child & Seduced & Suicide in B Flat. Intro. Jack Richardson. New York: Urizen Books, 1979, 155 p.

Fool for Love and Other Plays. Intro. Ross Wetzsteon. Toronto and New York: Bantam,> 1984. 307 p. Contains: Fool for LoveAngel CityMelodrama Play; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthActionSuicide in B FlatSeducedGeography of a Horse Dreamer.

Shaved Splits

Shaved Splits. In Screw magazine, 21 June 1971, pp. 3-7, 16.

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971. 233 p. Contains: The Unseen HandForensic & the NavigatorsThe Holy GhostlyBack Bog Beast BaitShaved Splits4-H Club.

  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981.
  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1981.
  • New York: Continuum, 1983.
  • New York: Vintage Books, 1996.

Simpatico

Simpatico. New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1995. Simpatico: A Play in Three Acts. New York: Vintage Books, 1996. London: Metheun Drama in association with the Royal Court Theatre, 1995.

Silent Tongue

States of Shock, Far North, Silent Tongue. New York: Vintage Books, 1993, pp.121-202. London: Metheun Drama in association with the Royal Court Theatre, 1995.

Slave of the Camera

“Excerpts from Slave of the Camera,” Antaeus, 66 (Spring 1991), pp. 421-429.

States of Shock

States of Shock. in Ten Screen Plays. New York: Vintage, 1993. Includes: States of ShockA Vaudeville NightmareFar North, and Silent TongueStates of Shock, Far North, Silent Tongue. New York: Vintage Books, 1993, pp. 1-48. London: Metheun Drama in association with the Royal Court Theatre, 1995.

Suicide in B Flat

Suicide in B Flat: A Mysterious Overture. New York: Lois Berman, 1978.

Buried Child & Seduced & Suicide in B Flat. Intro. Jack Richardson. New York: Urizen Books, 1979, 155 p.

Fool for Love and Other Plays. Intro. Ross Wetzsteon. Toronto and New York: Bantam, 1984. 307 p. Contains: Fool for LoveAngel CityMelodrama Play; with Patti Smith, Cowboy MouthActionSuicide in B FlatSeducedGeography of a Horse Dreamer.

Superstitions

Unpublished

Tongues

Tongues. 1 sound cassette: analog. New York: Harris, 1978.

Linguaggi: (per voci e percussioni). 1980 Sam Shepard: Tekst and Context. Amsterdam: Theater Frascate, 1989. Note: translations of seven Sam Shepard plays including Tongues and Savage/Love; co-authored by Joseph Chaikin.

Sam Shepard: Seven Plays. Intro. Richard Gilman. New York and Toronto: Bantam, 1981. 337 p. Contains: True WestBuried ChildCurse of the Starving ClassThe Tooth of Crime (A Play with Music in Two Acts)La Turista; with Joseph Chaikin, Tongues (A Piece for Voice and Percussion) and Savage/Love.

  • Toronto and New York: Bantam Trad. Edition, 1984. 336 p.
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1985.
  • New York: Bantam Books, 1986. 2nd printing.

The Tooth of Crime

The Tooth of Crime. Performance, 1 (Mar-Apr 1973), pp. 66-91. The Tooth of Crime.

The Obie Winners: The Best of Off-Broadway. Ed. with an introduction by Ross Wetzsteon. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1980, pp. 371- 439. The Tooth of Crime and Geography of a Horse Dreamer; Two Plays by Sam Shepard. [1st Evergreen Edition]. New York: Grove Press, 1974.

  • London: Faber and Faber, 1974.

Four Two Act Plays. Intro. Elizabeth Hardwick. London: Faber and Faber, 1974. 219 p.; music. Contains: La TuristaThe Tooth of Crime: A Play with Music in Two ActsGeography of a Horse Dreamer: A Mystery in Two ActsOperation Sidewinder: A Play in Two Acts.

  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1980
  • Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1980
  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1981
  • New York: Continuum Books, 1983

Sam Shepard: Seven Plays. Intro. Richard Gilman. New York and Toronto: Bantam, 1981. 337 p. Contains: True WestBuried ChildCurse of the Starving ClassThe Tooth of Crime (A Play with Music in Two Acts)La Turista; with Joseph Chaikin, Tongues (A Piece for Voice and Percussion) and Savage/Love.

  • Toronto and New York: Bantam Trad. Edition, 1984. 336 p.
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1985.
  • New York: Bantam Books, 1986. 2nd printing.

Sam Shepard: Tekst and Context. Amsterdam: Theater Frascate, 1989. Note: translations of seven Sam Shepard plays including Tongues and Savage/Love; co-authored by Joseph Chaikin.

True West

True West. Book Club Edition. Garden City, N.Y.: Nelson Doubleday, 1981. 77 p.; illus.

  • London: Faber and Faber, 1981, 63 p.
  • New York: Samuel French, 1981.

L’Avant Scene Theatre (Paris), No. 764 (February 1985). Contents: L’Ouest, le vrai [True West], trans. Rudi Coupez; Savage/Love, parallel English and French texts, trans. Robert Cordier; translated scenes from ActionCowboy MouthTooth of CrimeRed Cross. Press reviews of performances of L’Ouest, le vrai at Le Theatre de l’Athenee, 24 October 1984, and Savage/Love at Le Theatre Marie Stuart, 26 September 1984, and notes on the director and cast of L’Ouest, le vrai. Bio- bibliographical notes on Sam Shepard. Commentary by Robert Cordier, “Shepard- Shaman,” pp. 43-45, and Irene Sadowska-Guillon, “`Savage Love’ ou l’amour dans tous ses etats,” pp. 45-47.

Sam Shepard: Seven Plays. Intro. Richard Gilman. New York and Toronto: Bantam, 1981. 337 p. Contains: True WestBuried ChildCurse of the Starving ClassThe Tooth of Crime (A Play with Music in Two Acts)La Turista; with Joseph Chaikin, Tongues (A Piece for Voice and Percussion) and Savage/Love.

  • Toronto and New York: Bantam Trad. Edition, 1984. 336 p.
  • London: Faber and Faber, 1985.
  • New York: Bantam Books, 1986. 2nd printing.

Sam Shepard: Tekst and Context. Amsterdam: Theater Frascate, 1989. Note: translations of seven Sam Shepard plays including Tongues and Savage/Love; co-authored by Joseph Chaikin.

ha-Maarav ha-amiti. Mahad. 1. ed. Ramat Gan: Bet Tsevi, 1991 (Sifriyat ha-teatron). Note: Hebrew translation of True West.

The Unseen Hand

The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971. 233 p. Contains: The Unseen HandForensic & the NavigatorsThe Holy GhostlyBack Bog Beast BaitShaved Splits4-H Club.

  • New York: Urizen Books, 1981.
  • New York: Applause Theatre Book Publishers, 1981.
  • New York: Continuum, 1983.
  • Toronto and New York: Bantam, 1986.
  • New York: Vintage Books, 1996.

The Unseen Hand: A Play in One Act. In The Off-Off-Broadway Book: The Plays, People, Theatre. Ed. Albert Poland and Bruce Mailman. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1972, pp. 373-387.

The Unseen Hand. In Plays and Players (London), 20 (May 1973), pp. I-XI. Includes “AZUSA is a real place: Sam Shepard writes a special preface to `The Unseen Hand’.” “Introduction,” in The Unseen Hand and Other Plays. New York: Bantam, 1986.

Action and The Unseen Hand: Two Plays. London: Faber and Faber, 1975, 87 p.

Up to Thursday

Unpublished

The War in Heaven

The War in Heaven (Aagel’s Monologue). Cowriter Joseph Chaikin. Performing Arts Journal ’85, 9, pp. 249-62.

When the World was Green

The Late Henry Moss, Eyes for Consuela, When the World Was Green : Three Plays. New York: Vintage, 1998.

Zabriskie Point

Zabriskie Point. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972.

Prose and Poetry

Cruising Paradise

Cruising Paradise, Tales. New York: Vintage Books, 1997.

  • New York: Knopf, 1996.
  • New York: Random House Audiobooks, 1996.
  • New York: Random House, Incorporated, 1997 Jul.

Hawk Moon

Hawk Moon: A Book of Short Stories, Poems, and Monologues.

  • Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1973. 93 p.
  • New York: Performing Arts Journal Publications, 1981

Habichsmond: prosa und gedichte. (German). Frankfort aim Main: S. Fischer, 1987. Luna Halcon (Spanish). Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 1986. Lune Faucon (French). Trans. Pierre Joris. Collection.

  • Paris: Christian Bourgeois Editeur, 1985.

Motel Chronicles and Hawk Moon. London: Faber and Faber, 1985.

Motel Chronicles

Motel Chronicles. With Photographs by Johnny Dark.

  • San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1982. 143 p.
  • Motel Chronicles (French). Trans. with a preface by Pierre Joris;
  • Paris: Christian Bourgeois Editeur, 1985. 159 p.

Motel Chronicles and Hawk Moon. London: Faber and Faber, 1985. Cronicas de motel. 2nd ed. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 1985.

Rolling Thunder Logbook

  • Rolling Thunder Logbook. New York: Viking Press, 1977. 184 p.
  • New York: Penguin Books, 1978.
  • New York: Limelight Editions, 1987.

Newspapers and Magazines

  • “American Experimental Theatre Then and Now,” Performing Arts Journal, 2 (Fall 1977), pp. 13-24 (Shepard, pp. 13-14). Reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams. Performing Arts Journal, 1981, pp. 212-213.
  • “Autobiography,” News of the American Place Theatre, 3 (April 1971).
  • “Language, Visualization, and the Inner Library,” Drama Review, 21: 4 (Dec 1977).
  • “Less Than Half a Minute,” Time Out, (July 12-18, 1974), pp. 16-17.
  • “Metaphors, Mad Dogs and Old-Time Cowboys,” Theatre Quarterly, 4 (Aug-Oct 1974), pp. 3-16.
  • “News Blues,” Time Out, 222 (May 31-June 6, 1974), p. 17.
  • “OOB and the Playwright: Two Commentaries,” Works, 1 (Winter 1968), pp. 70-73. Tom Sankly, cowriter.
  • “Sam Shepard, Playwright,” Performing Arts Journal, 26 (Fall 1977), pp. 13-24.
  • “Symposium: Playwrighting in America,” Yale/Theatre, 4 (Winter 1973), pp. 8-27.
  • “Time,” Theatre, 9 (Spring, 1978), p. 9. Appeared earlier in the American
  • Place Theatre Newsletter, 1975. Reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.
  • “True Dylan,” Esquire, 108.1 (Jul 1987), pp. 59-68.
  • “Visualization, Language and The Inner Library,” Drama Review, 21 (December 1977), pp. 49-58. Reprinted in Marranca, ed., American Dreams.