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Titel: WEASELS AND WISEMEN ETHICS AND ETHNICITY IN ...
Verlag: PALGRAVE, NY, NY
Einband: STIFF PAPER ILLUSTRATED WRAPS
Zustand: AS NEW CONDITION
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: NO DUST JACKET AS ISSUED
Auflage: First Edition.
Art des Buches: BIOGRAPHY
(5) + X - XII+ (1) +2 - 404 PAGES. "WEASELS AND WISEMEN" IS A MAJOR STUDY OF DAVID MAMET'S MORAL VISION AND CULTURAL ETHICS. THIS BOOK TRACES THE DEVELOPMENT OF MAMET'S WORK OVER A TWENTY YEAR INTERVAL UP TO 2001. THE AUTHOR , LESLIE KANE, IS A CO-FOUNDER OF THE DAVID MAMET SOCIETY AND EDITOR OF THE DAVID MAMET REVIEW. THE PUBLISHER "PALMGRAVE" IS AN IMPRINT OF ST. MARTIN'S PRESS. THIS FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION WAS RELEASED IN JANUARY, 2001. Size: 5 3/8" X 8 1/4". Buchnummer des Verkäufers 002961
Inhaltsangabe: Winner of two Obie Awards, a New York Drama Critics Award, and the Pulitzer Prize, David Mamet is widely considered to be one of the most prolific and powerful voices in contemporary American theater. A seminal figure whose reputation as an innovative playwright and filmmaker demands an appraisal of his thought and the evolution of his craft, Mamet?s commitment to the dynamic of ethics and ethnicity heavily informs his work. Weasels and Wisemen is the first major study of Mamet?s work to investigate the moral vision and cultural poetics upon which this playwright?s vision is founded. Tracing the development of Mamet?s canon over a period of twenty years from his early unpublished play Marranos through his most recent work, Leslie Kane examines the subtle link between the moral vision and ethical behavior that distinguishes Mamet?s theater and film.
Über den Autor:
Leslie Kane is Professor of English at Westfield State College. She is the author of The Language of Silence and the editor of David Mamet: A Casebook, winner of the Choice Award for Outstanding Scholarship.
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