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Neil LaBute : a casebook

Author: Gerald C Wood
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2006.
Series: Casebooks on modern dramatists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Neil LaBute: A Casebook is the first book to examine one of the most successful and controversial contemporary American playwrights and filmmakers. While he is most famous, and in some cases infamous, for his early films In the Company of Men and Your Friends and Neighbors, Labute is equally accomplished as a playwright. His work extends from the critique of false religiosity in Bash to examinations of opportunism,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Neil LaBute.
New York : Routledge, ©2006
(OCoLC)607763136
Named Person: Neil LaBute; LaBute; Neil LaBute; Neil LaBute; Neil LaBute; Neil LaBute
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald C Wood
ISBN: 9780415978033 0415978033 9780415655705 0415655706
OCLC Number: 64427350
Description: xv, 162 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: A touch of bad / John Lahr --
A modern Euripides / Mary English --
Jeremy Collier answered / Jay Oney --
Experiencing others / Kip Redick and Mark Borchert --
Morality and metaphor in the works of Neil Labute / Tom Wilhelmus --
Latter-day capitalism / Gerald C. Wood --
Neil, Labute, postmodernist in the pulpit / Dean Mendell --
Place, popular culture, and possibilism in selected works of playwright Neil Labute / Thomas L. Bell --
No simple misogyny / Becky Becker --
Interrogating the real in Neil Labute's films / J.P. Telotte.
Series Title: Casebooks on modern dramatists.
Responsibility: edited by Gerald C. Wood.
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Examines one of the most successful and controversial contemporary American playwrights and filmmakers. This book explores the primary issues of LaBute's style, themes, and dramatic achievements. It  Read more...

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