Neil Simon: A Casebook

Neil Simon: A Casebook

by Gary Konas (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815321323
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists Series , #21
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, Gary Konas * Chronology * Prologue * Funny Money in New York and Pendon: Neil Simon and Alan Ayckbourn, Ruby Cohn * Neil Simon's Jewish heritage * Washington Heights Doc, Alan Cooper * Funny, He Does Look Jewish, Ellen Schiff * Neil Simon and the Funny Jewish Blues, Peter L. Hays * Beyond Laughter and Forgetting: Echoes of the Holocaust in Lost in Yonkers, Bette Mandl * "A Perfect and an Upright Man": A Reassessment of Neil Simon's God's Favorite: James Fisher * Neil Simon's Dramatic Heritage * Men in Fancy Clothes * or, Menander on the 23rd Floor, Arvid F. Sponberg * Fun House Mirrors: The Neil Simon-Eugene O'Neill Dialogue, Glenda Frank * Patterns * Neil's Women, Michael Abbott, "The Fruit Brigade": Neil Simon's Gay Characters, Richard Grayson * The Ominous Apple, Peter Teitzman * They're Playing my Book: The Musicals of Neil Simon, David Finkle * Dialogues * Jake's Women: A Dialogue, Brian Rhinehart and Norman N. Holland, Producing Neil Simon: An Interview with Emanuel Azenberg, Alan Cooper * An Interview with Neil Simon, Glenn Loney * An Interview with Neil Simon, Jackson R. Bryer * Contributors * Index

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