Critical Essays on Tom Stoppard
Part of the G.K. Hall critical essays series series
This collection of 18 essays on Stoppard covers major plays including "Rosencrantz and Guildernstern are Dead", "Travesties" and "Hapgood".
There is also an essay on his early novel "Lord Malquist and Mr Moon".
The essays are presented in chronological order and thus reflect Stoppard's development as an artist.
An interview with Stoppard is included as well as an introduction which sets out the broad themes of the following essays - most notably Stoppard's concern with theatrical rather than simply literary aims.