David Mamet: A Research and Production Sourcebook


SKU: 9780313318368
Author: Sauer, Janice A Sauer, David K
Publication Date: 09/30/2003
Publisher: Praeger
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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The most complete record of a contemporary American dramatist available, David Mamet: A Resource and Production Sourcebook is the result of ten years’ research by a widely published drama and theatre scholar and a university bibliographic specialist. Presenting a complete overview of all reviews and scholarshp on Mamet, the authors challenge assumptions about the playwright, such as the charge that he is an antifeminist writer. This comprehensive sourcebook is an essential purchase for Mamet scholars and students of American drama alike.

David Mamet: A Resource and Production Sourcebook reflects the revolution underway in the study of drama, in which not only previous scholarship but performance reviews are a necessary part of research. It gives a complete listing and overview of over 250 scholarly articles and chapters of books on Mamet’s plays. It also presents the complete production history of each play, including review excerpts. The authors have produced an invaluable guide to research into this key contemporary dramatist.