The Playwright's Muse

The Playwright's Muse

by Joan Herrington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815337809

ISBN-13: 9780815337805

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815337805
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
Studies in Modern Drama Series
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
541,908
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
"Not Having it All": Wendy Wasserstein's Uncommon Women17
Interview with Wendy Wasserstein45
Birth, Baptism, and Resurrection: August Wilson and the Blues53
Interview with August Wilson71
Broadway Boundaries: Neil Simon and Popular Culture79
Interview with Neil Simon91
Lessons from Our First Frontier99
Interview with Robert Schenkkan121
Kushner's Arcades: "The Borders are Full of Holes"127
Interview with Tony Kushner145
"A's" Last Memory: Contextualizing Albee's Three Tall Women159
Interview with Edward Albee175
Horton Foote: Mystic of the American Theatre181
Interview with Horton Foote207
Jonathan Larson Rocks Broadway211
Conversations with Jonathan Larson225
Seducing the Audience: Politics in the Plays of Paula Vogel231
Interview with Paula Vogel253
Margaret Edson: Playwright in Spite of Herself261
Donald Margulies: From Boitschick to Man279
Select Bibliography293
Contributors301
Index304

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