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Anglo-American interplay in recent drama

Author: Ruby Cohn
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The provocative notion of a contemporary cross-cultural exchange within the medium of theatre is here imposed upon a dozen contemporary Anglo-American dramatists: Alan Ayckbourn and Neil Simon, Edward Bond and Sam Shepard, David Mamet and Harold Pinter, Caryl Churchill and Maria Irene Fornes, David Hare and David Rabe, Christopher Hampton and Richard Nelson. In each pairing, Ruby Cohn unites a British with an
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Named Person: Neil Simon; Alan Ayckbourn; Sam Shepard; Edward Bond; David Hare; David Rabe; Harold Pinter; David Mamet; Alan Ayckbourn; Edward Bond; David Hare; David Mamet; Harold Pinter; David Rabe; Sam Shepard; Neil Simon
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Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruby Cohn
ISBN: 0521472679 9780521472678
OCLC Number: 30978896
Description: vii, 190 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Funny money in New York and Pendon: Neil Simon and Alan Ayckbourn --
2. Artists' arias: Edward Bond and Sam Shepard --
3. Phrasal energies: Harold Pinter and David Mamet --
4. Reading and teaching: Maria Irene Fornes and Caryl Churchill --
5. Males articulating women: David Hare and David Rabe --
6. Englobing intimacies: Christopher Hampton and Richard Nelson.
Responsibility: Ruby Cohn.
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