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The Cambridge Companion to Tom Stoppard (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

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This collection of fifteen essays offers a guide to the work of Tom Stoppard and addresses all of his major work. It provides insights into the recent plays, Arcadia and Invention of Love, as well as the first extended examination of his work for the screen, including a discussion of his coauthored, academy award-winning screenplay Shakespeare in Love. Photographs from key productions, a biography and chronology complete the volume and prepare the reader for future work by this extraordinary writer.

Synopsis:

Companion to the work of playwright Tom Stoppard who also co-authored screenplay of Shakespeare in Love.

Synopsis:

Companion to the work of playwright Tom Stoppard who also co-authored screenplay of Shakespeare in Love.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-236) and index.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction Katherine E. Kelly; Part I. Background and Chronology: 1. Exit Tomas Straussler, enter Sir Tom Stoppard: the playwright of unidentical twins Paul Delaney; Chronology Paul Delaney; 2. 'In the Native State' and 'Indian Ink' Josephine Lee; Part II. The Works: 3. Narrative difficulties in 'Lord Malquist and Mr Moon' Peter J. Rabinowitz; 4. Stoppard's radio and television plays Elissa Guralnick; 5. Stoppard and film Ira Nadel; 6. The early stage plays Neil Sammells; 7. 'Travesties', 'Night and Day', 'The Real Thing' Toby Zinman; 8. Tom Stoppard and politics John Bull; 9. Stoppard's Shakespeare: textual re-visions Jill L. Levenson; 10. Science in 'Hapgood' and 'Arcadia' Paul Edwards; 11. The comedy of Eros: Stoppard in Love Hersh Zeifman; Part III. Culture and Context: 12. Tom Stoppard's Brit/Lit/Crit Enoch Brater; 13. 'Is Postmodernism?': Stoppard among/against the Postmodern Michael Vanden Heuvel; 14. The Tom Stoppard Collection at the Harry J. Ransom Humanities Research Center Melisa Miller; Notes; Bibliography Melissa Miller; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521645928
Editor:
Kelly, Katherine E.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Katherine E., Kelly
Editor:
Kelly, Katherine E.
Author:
Kelly, Katherine E.
Location:
Cambridge, U.K.
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Stoppard, Tom
Subject:
Stoppard, Tom--Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Drama -- History and criticism.
Subject:
British & Irish
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge companions to literature
Series Volume:
no. 237
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10 half-tones
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9.00x6.00x.60 in. .86 lbs.

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