The Cambridge Companion to David Mamet

The Cambridge Companion to David Mamet

by Christopher Bigsby
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521815576

ISBN-13: 9780521815574

Pub. Date: 08/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Offering both student and theatergoer a guide to one of the most celebrated living American dramatists, this volume covers the complete range of Mamet's writing, as well as his films, such as The Verdict and Wag the Dog. Additional chapters also explore Mamet and acting, Mamet as director, his fiction, and a survey of Mamet criticism. The Companion will prepare the

Overview

Offering both student and theatergoer a guide to one of the most celebrated living American dramatists, this volume covers the complete range of Mamet's writing, as well as his films, such as The Verdict and Wag the Dog. Additional chapters also explore Mamet and acting, Mamet as director, his fiction, and a survey of Mamet criticism. The Companion will prepare the reader for future work by this important and influential writer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521815574
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2004
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Preface; 1. David Mamet Christopher Bigsby; 2. The 1970s Johan Callens; 3. David Mamet's American Buffalo Matthew Roudané; 4. The 1980s Alain Piette; 5. Glengarry Glen Ross Benedict Nightingale; 6. The 1990s Heather Braun; 7. Oleanna: tragic power play Brenda Murphy; 8. Mamet and the actor Don B. Wilmeth; 9. On directing Mamet Steven Price; 10. David Mamet and film Philip French; 11. David Mamet's fiction Christopher Bigsby; 12. Misreading Mamet: scholarship and reviews David Sauer and Janice A. Sauer; Index.

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