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Wendy Wasserstein: A Casebook

Wendy Wasserstein: A Casebook

1st Edition

Claudia Barnett
November 18, 2016

Wendy Wasserstein: A Casebook contains in-depth discussions of the playwright's major works, including her recent play 1 An American Daughter. Wasserstein's plays and essays are explored within diverse traditions, including Jewish storytelling, women's writing, and classical comedy. Critical...

Terrence McNally: A Casebook

Terrence McNally: A Casebook

1st Edition

Toby Silverman Zinman
August 26, 2016

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Arnold Wesker: A Casebook

Arnold Wesker: A Casebook

1st Edition

Reade W. Dornan
July 20, 2016

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Marsha Norman: A Casebook

Marsha Norman: A Casebook

1st Edition

Linda Ginter-Brown
July 15, 2016

First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Neil LaBute: A Casebook

Neil LaBute: A Casebook

1st Edition

Gerald C. Wood
November 10, 2014

Neil LaBute: A Casebook is the first book to examine one of the most successful and controversial contemporary American playwrights and filmmakers. While he is most famous, and in some cases infamous, for his early films In the Company of Men and Your Friends and Neighbors, Labute is equally...

Martin McDonagh: A Casebook

Martin McDonagh: A Casebook

1st Edition

Richard Rankin Russell
April 25, 2013

This book represents the first collection of original critical material on Martin McDonagh, one of the most celebrated young playwrights of the last decade. Credited with reinvigorating contemporary Irish drama, his dark, despairing comedies have been performed extensively both on Broadway and in...

Contemporary African American Women Playwrights: A Casebook

Contemporary African American Women Playwrights: A Casebook

1st Edition

Philip C. Kolin
May 15, 2012

'The impressive array of scholars gathered in this collection, all experts in the field, read the plays with nuance and situate them deftly within their cultural and historical contexts. Scholars of contemporary theater and drama and of African American literature will find value in this engaging...

Suzan-Lori Parks: A Casebook

Suzan-Lori Parks: A Casebook

1st Edition

Kevin J. Wetmore Jr, Alycia Smith-Howard
May 15, 2012

  Suzan-Lori Parks confirmed herself as one of the most exciting and successful playwrights of her generation when her work Topdog/Underdog was awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize, making her the only African American woman to win the award. Despite the cultural weight of this achievement, Parks...

A.R. Gurney

A.R. Gurney

1st Edition

Arvid F. Sponberg
October 14, 2003

This is the first full-length study devoted to the art of A.R. Gurney, a major contemporary American playwright who has written over thirty plays, including Love Letters. This volume brings together original interviews with Gurney and four actors and a director who have worked closely with him, as...

Edward Albee: A Casebook

Edward Albee: A Casebook

1st Edition

Bruce Mann
December 20, 2002

From the "angry young man" who wrote Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf in 1962, determined to expose the emptiness of American experience to Tiny Alice which reveals his indebtedness to Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco's Theatre of the Absurd, Edward Albee's varied work makes it difficult to label...

Joe Orton: A Casebook

Joe Orton: A Casebook

1st Edition

Francesca Coppa
October 25, 2002

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Beth Henley: A Casebook

Beth Henley: A Casebook

1st Edition

Julia A. Fesmire
June 21, 2002

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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