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|Named Person:||Stephen Sondheim; Stephen Sondheim|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||xxii, 280 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction : Reading Sondheim : the end of ever after / Sandor Goodhart --
The sung and the said : literary value in the musical dramas of Stephen Sondheim / Thomas P. Adler --
Maternity, madness and art in the theater of Stephen Sondheim / Allen W. Menton --
"Every day a little death" : Sondheim's un-musicaling of marriage / Kay Young --
The funeral of Follies : Stephen Sondheim and the razing of American musical theater / Ann Marie McEntee --
Difference and sameness : Tarchetti's Fosca, Scola's Passione d'amore, and Sondheim's Passion / Shoshana Milgram Knapp --
"It takes two" : a duet on duets in Follies and Sweeney Todd / Paul M. Puccio and Scott F. Stoddart --
Enchantment on the manicured lawns : the Shakespearean "green world" in A little night music / Paul M. Puccio --
Arresting development : law, love, and the name-of-the-father in Sweeney Todd / Joseph Marchesani --
Visions and re-visions : the postmodern challenge of Merrily we roll along / S.F. Stoddart --
A cathedral to art / Frank Olley --
"Happily ... ever ..." NEVER : the antithetical romance of Into the woods / S.F. Stoddart --
"The mother's part" : love, letters, and reading in Sondheim's Passion / Sandor Goodhart.
|Series Title:||Garland reference library of the humanities, v. 2065.; Garland reference library of the humanities., Studies in modern drama ;, v. 10.|
|Responsibility:||edited and with an introduction by Sandor Goodhart.|
In short, this volume offers all the substance one needs to appreciate and understand Stephen Sondheim's work and sets the standard of excellence against which future Sondheim scholarship will be measured."--BOOK JACKET.
- Sondheim, Stephen -- Criticism and interpretation.
- Musicals -- United States -- History and criticism.
- Sondheim, Stephen.
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