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by I. Nadel

eBook David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre ePub
Author: I. Nadel
Language: English
ISBN: 0230378714
ISBN13: 978-0230378711
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2012 edition (July 16, 2012)
Pages: 294
Category: Performing Arts
Subcategory: Photo
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 527
Formats: lrf mbr lrf lrf
ePub file: 1169 kb
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A Life in the Theatre.

A Life in the Theatre. Ira Nadel is Professor in the Department of English at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He is the author of Leonard Cohen: A Life in Art (1994), Double Act: A Life of Tom Stoppard (2000), Ezra Pound: A Literary Life (2004), Joyce and His Publishers (2005), The Cambridge Introduction to Ezra Pound (2007), and David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre (2008). Nadel's biography skillfully juxtaposes Mamet's life in Chicago and Vermont with the machismo, marginality, and Jewish identity that inform Mamet's life and work.

DAVID MAMET: A Life in Theater. Пользовательский отзыв - Kirkus. 7 A Jew in the Nineties. 171. 8 Book of Games. The private life of prolific playwright, screenwriter, director, novelist and essayist Mamet remains private in a biography focused on his work. Outlining his themes in an introductory essay that could. David Mamet: a life in the theatre. Nadel (Tom Stoppard: A Life) has turned his analytical eye to Chicago-born playwright David Mamet.

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While David Mamet's plays are thought-provoking and unique, and Mamet himself is probably a fascinating character, you wouldn't know it from reading this book. Ira Nadel has essentially written a thesislike overview of Mamet's work, not a biography. It jumps from event to event in staccato fashion, rarely delving into Mamet's thought process or emotional state

A Life in the Theatre. 278 pp. Palgrave Macmillan. Continue reading the main story.

Author, essayist, playwright, and screenwriter, David Mamet is often referred to as the quintessential American writer. This comprehensive biography uses extensive theater and film archives to reveal in detail his ideas on writing-including the genesis for many of his plays-acting, and directing. His works are known for their clever and terse dialogue and have earned him a Pulitzer Prize for Glengarry Glen Ross and Oscar nominations for House of Games as well as The Spanish Prisoner, Wag the Dog, and The Verdict.

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David Mamet has been described as the greatest living American playwright of his generation and the quintessential American writer for his work as author, essayist, playwright and screenwriter. Detailing Mamet's ideas on writing, acting and directing, Nadel provides an insightful and authoritative guide to the genesis, text and productions of many of his plays and screenplays.

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Author, essayist, playwright, and screenwriter, David Mamet is often referred to as the quintessential American writer

Author, essayist, playwright, and screenwriter, David Mamet is often referred to as the quintessential American writer.

This comprehensive biography uses extensive theater and film archives to reveal Mamet's ideas on writing, acting, and directing, covering his beginnings in Chicago, his relationship to Judaism and reputation for machismo, as well as discussions of and excerpts from early plays and stories that have never before been referenced in print.
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