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Modern American drama on screen

Author: William Robert Bray; R Barton Palmer
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on key texts, leading scholars explore how Hollywood has given an enduring life to the classics of Broadway theater.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Robert Bray; R Barton Palmer
ISBN: 9781107000650 1107000653
OCLC Number: 835101687
Description: xiv, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / by R. Barton Palmer and William Robert Bray --
Realism, censorship, and social promise of Dead end / by Amanda Klein --
Screening Our town (1940): or the problem of looking at everything hard enough / by David Eldridge --
Screening Death of a salesman: Arthur Miller's cinema and its discontents / by R. Barton Palmer --
Elia Kazan's A streetcar named desire / by William Robert Bray --
Come back, little scopophile: William Inge, Daniel Mann, and cinematic voyeurism / by John S. Bak --
The big knife: Hollywood's fable about moral values and success / by Christopher Ames --
Adapting Lorraine Hansberry's sociological imagination: race, housing, and health in A raisin in the sun / by Martin Halliwell --
The children's hour / by Neil Sinyard --
Screening Long day's journey into night / by Mary F. Brewer --
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf / by David Lavery and Nancy Mcguire Roche --
Sex, lies, and independent film: realism and reality in Sam Shepard's Fool for love / by Annette Saddik --
Actor, image, action: Anthony Ddrazan's Hurlyburly (1998) / by Laurence Raw --
David Mamet brings film to Oleanna / by Brenda Murphy --
To what end wit? / by John D. Sykes, jr --
Theatrical, cinematic, and domestic epic in Tony Kushner's Angels in America (on stage and screen) / by Tison Pugh.
Responsibility: edited by William Robert Bray and R. Barton Palmer.

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