You Can't Take It with You Essay - Essays and Criticism

George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart

Essays and Criticism

A Play Within the Context of the Great Depression

In the 1930s, Americans needed to laugh. The United States was suffering through the harsh economic times of the Great Depression and people...

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The Sensible Insanities of You Can't Take It with You

In a world in which the sanity usually associated with sunshine is sadly overvalued, You Can't Take It With You is something to be...

(The entire section is 541 words.)

Kaufman's Eagerness to Please an Audience

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman have written their most thoroughly ingratiating comedy, You Can't Take It With You, which was put on...

(The entire section is 621 words.)