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Stephen Sondheim : a casebook

Author: Joanne Lesley Gordon
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 1997.
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities, v. 1916.; Garland reference library of the humanities., Casebooks on modern dramatists ;, v. 23.
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A collection of 14 original essays examine the contemporary US dramatist's plays in chronological order, highlighting how each evolved from his previous work. Among the topics are images of women in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Stephen Sondheim; Stephen Sondheim; Stephen Sondheim
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Lesley Gordon
ISBN: 081532054X 9780815320548
OCLC Number: 37037437
Description: vi, 259 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Joanne Gordon --
Chronology --
Broadway babies. Images of women in the musicals of Stephen Sondheim / Laura Hanson --
Comedy tonight! A funny thing happened on the way to the forum / Lois Kivesto --
Company--25 years later / John Olson --
Nixon's America and Follies. Reappraising a musical theater classic / James Fisher --
The last of Sheila. Sondheim as master games-player / Douglas Braverman --
On performing Sondheim. A Little night music revisited / David Craig --
"More beautiful than true" or "never mind a small disaster": the art of illusion in Pacific Overtures / Leonard Fleischer. Psychology, evil, and Sweeney Todd or, "don't I know you, mister?" / Judith Schlesinger --
Sondheim: the idealist / Mari Cronin --
"Let the pupil show the master." Stephen Sondheim and Oscar Hammerstein II / Andrew Milner --
Portraits of the artist. Sunday in the park with George as "postmodern" drama / Edward T. Bonahue --
Assassins and the concept musical / Scott Miller --
Passion. Not just another simple love story / Gary Konas --
Revisiting Greece. The Sondheim chorus / Barbara Means Fraser.
Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities, v. 1916.; Garland reference library of the humanities., Casebooks on modern dramatists ;, v. 23.
Responsibility: edited by Joanne Gordon.
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