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Readings on West Side story

Author: Mary E Williams
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, ©2001.
Series: Greenhaven Press literary companion to American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features of this book include an annotated table of contents to enhance comprehension and facilitate research, a chronology of the author's life and career as well as of concurrent historical events, and primary and secondary bibliographies.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Readings on West Side story.
San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)755289154
Named Person: Leonard Bernstein; Leonard Bernstein
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary E Williams
ISBN: 0737706945 9780737706949 0737706953 9780737706956
OCLC Number: 45556188
Description: 176 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: West side story : the beginnings of something great / by Leonard Bernstein, interviewed by Mel Gussow --
Excerpts from a West side story log / by Leonard Bernstein --
The creative process behind West side story / by Craig Zadan --
The significance of dance and song in West side story / by Denny Martin Flinn --
The narrative and thematic significance of music in West side story / by Wilfrid Mellers --
An examination of West side story's plot and musical motifs / by Scott Miller --
Appreciating West side story and its Shakespearean predecessor / by Norris Houghton --
A comparison of West side story and Romeo and Juliet / by Vernon Gravely --
West side story sets a new standard for stage musicals / by Theatre arts --
The plot of West side story is implausible / by Wolcott Gibbs --
West side story brilliantly expresses the character of teenage gangs / by Harry Hewes --
The movie version of West side story exceeds the stage version / by Arthur Knight --
An exceptional yet disappointing film musical / by Stanley Kauffmann --
West side story is a highly overrated movie / by Pauline Kael --
A late Twentieth-century view on West side story / by James Berardinelli --
West side story reflects today's more troubling realities / by Al Martinez --
Teenage films: love, death and the prom / by Alice McDermott --
West side story: still "cool" today / by Dag Ryen --
A school's cancellation of West side story stirs debate / by Elizabeth Mehren --
There is a place for West side story / by Bruce M. Penniman.
Series Title: Greenhaven Press literary companion to American literature.
Responsibility: Mary E. Williams, book editor.

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Features of this book include an annotated table of contents to enhance comprehension and facilitate research, a chronology of the author's life and career as well as of concurrent historical events, and primary and secondary bibliographies.

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