David Mamet: Language as Dramatic Action

David Mamet: Language as Dramatic Action

by Anne Dean
     
 

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This book supports the claim that David Mamet is possibly the first true verse dramatist by examining in detail his celebrated use of language as dramatic action. Five of MametOs best known plays are studied in detail: Sexual Perversity in Chicago, American Buffalo, A Life in the Theatre, Edmond, and Glengarry Glen Ross.See more details below

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This book supports the claim that David Mamet is possibly the first true verse dramatist by examining in detail his celebrated use of language as dramatic action. Five of MametOs best known plays are studied in detail: Sexual Perversity in Chicago, American Buffalo, A Life in the Theatre, Edmond, and Glengarry Glen Ross.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838633670
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1990
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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