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The Cambridge companion to David Mamet

By: Bigsby, Christopher (University of East Anglia)(Edited by)

Part of the Cambridge Companions to Literature series
0521894689 / 9780521894685
Paperback
01/07/2004
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United Kingdom
23 cm ix, 252 p.
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This collection of specially written essays offers both student and theatregoer a guide to one of the most celebrated American dramatists working today.

Readers will find the general and accessible descriptions and analyses provide the perfect introduction to Mamet's work.

The volume covers the full range of Mamet's writing, including now classic plays such as American Buffalo and Glengarry Glen Ross, and his more recent work, Boston Marriage, among others, as well as his films, such as The Verdict and Wag the Dog.

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 important and influential writer.

BIC:

1KBB USA, 2AB English, AN Theatre studies, DSBH Literary studies: from c 1900 -, DSG Literary studies: plays & playwrights

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