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Title The Cambridge companion to David Mamet / edited by Christopher Bigsby
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 252 pages)
Series Cambridge companions to literature
Cambridge companions to literature
Contents David Mamet / Christopher Bigsby -- The 1970s / Johan Callens -- Betrayal and friendship : David Mamet's American buffalo / Matthew Roudané -- The 1980s / Alain Piette -- Glengarry Glen Ross / Benedict Nightingale -- The 1990s / Heather Braun -- Oleanna : language and power / Brenda Murphy -- Mamet and the actor / Don B. Wilmeth -- On directing Mamet / Steven Price -- David Mamet and film / Philip French -- David Mamet's fiction / Christopher Bigsby -- Misreading Mamet : scholarship and reviews / David Sauer and Janice A. Sauer
Summary "This collection of specially written essays offers both student and theatregoer a guide to one of the most celebrated American dramatists working today. The volume covers the full range of Mamet's writing, as well as his films, including Homicide and The Spanish Prisoner. Additional chapters also explore Mamet and acting, Mamet as director, his fiction, and a survey of Mamet criticism. The Companion to David Mamet is an introduction which will prepare the reader for future work by this writer."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-242) and index
Notes English
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Subject Mamet, David -- Criticism and interpretation
Mamet, David.
Mamet, David.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Bigsby, C. W. E
Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0511221754 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511221750 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)