David Rabe Other Literary Forms

Other Literary Forms

(Critical Edition of Dramatic Literature)

David Rabe is known primarily for his plays and screenplays. He is also the author of two novels, neither of which has been received as favorably as his dramatic works. Recital of the Dog (1993), the story of a painter terrorized by a dog, is told with Rabe’s characteristic humor and violence. Rabe has also written the novelization of a Sean Penn film, The Crossing Guard (1995).