The Plays, Screenplays And Films Of David Mamet

The Plays, Screenplays And Films Of David Mamet

by Steven Price
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230555349

ISBN-13: 9780230555341

Pub. Date: 10/01/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

David Mamet is arguably the most important living American playwright. This Guide provides an up-to-date study of the key criticism on the full range of Mamet's work. It engages with his work in film as well as in the theatre, offering a synoptic overview of, and critical commentary on, the scholarly criticism of each play, screenplay or film.

Overview

David Mamet is arguably the most important living American playwright. This Guide provides an up-to-date study of the key criticism on the full range of Mamet's work. It engages with his work in film as well as in the theatre, offering a synoptic overview of, and critical commentary on, the scholarly criticism of each play, screenplay or film.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230555341
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Series:
Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism Series
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Early Plays: Lakeboat (1970), The Duck Variations (1972), and Sexual Perversity in Chicago (1974)
American Buffalo (1975)
A Life in the Theatre (1977), The Water Engine (1977), Mr Happiness (1977)
Other 1970s Plays: The Woods (1977), Reunion (1976), Dark Pony (1977), Children's Plays,Squirrels (1974), Marranos (1975), Lone Canoe (1979)
The Screenplays, 1981-9:The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), The Verdict (1982), and The Untouchables (1987), We're No Angels (1989)
Edmond (1982)
Glengarry Glen Ross (1983)
Prairie du Chien (1978) and The Shawl (1985)
House of Games (1987)
Speed-the-Plow (1988)
Things Change (1988)
The 'Bobby Gould' Plays (c.1989)
Homicide (1991)
Oleanna (1992)
The Cryptogram (1994)
The Spanish Prisoner (1997), The Edge (1997), Wag the Dog (1997)
The Winslow Boy (1999) and After Conclusion Notes Select Bibliography Index

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