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The Theater of Tony Kushner [NOOK Book]

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The Theater of Tony Kushner is a comprehensive portrait of the life and work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights.
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The Theater of Tony Kushner

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Overview

The Theater of Tony Kushner is a comprehensive portrait of the life and work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights.
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Gay People's Chronicle
A must for anyone interested in the theater and for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of Kushner, the man and the writer.
Booknews
This volume examines all of playwright Tony Kushner's theatrical works in relation to his progressive politics, techniques, themes, and his place in American and international drama. Fisher's (theater, Wabash College) introduction presents a short biography of Kushner. Individual chapters are devoted to full-length plays such as and . Other chapters discuss Kushner's adaptations, one-act plays, and future projects. A partial production history is included in the appendix. The text is accompanied throughout by black and white photographs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136530159
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/5/2013
  • Series: Studies in Modern Drama
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 292
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: The Feathers and the Mirrors and the Smoke

Chapter One: Fast Heaven, Through Earth, to Hell: A Bright Room Called Day

Chapter Two: The Progress of Death in the Land of Pure Delight: Hydriotaphia, or The Death of Dr. Browne

Chapter Three: Troubling the Waters: Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes

Chapter Four: What Is To Be Done?: Slavs! Thinking About the Longstanding Problems of Virtue and Happiness

Chapter Five: Transformations and Convergences: Kushner's Adaptations

Chapter Six: An Undoing World: Kushner's One-Acts

Chapter Seven: The Great Work Continues: Screenplays, Activism, and Future

Projects

Appendices

Production History

Bibliography

Index

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