By G. Atkins
By G. Atkins
By Andrzej Gasiorek,Alice Reeve-Tucker,Nathan Waddell
By William C. Carter
By Elizabeth Anderson
By John Fleming
With a thirty-year run of award-winning, severely acclaimed, and commercially winning performs, from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1967) to The Invention of Love (1997), Tom Stoppard is arguably the preeminent playwright in Britain this day. His reputation additionally extends to the USA, the place his performs have received 3 Tony awards and his screenplay for Shakespeare in Love gained the 1998 Academy Award for top unique Screenplay.
John Fleming bargains the 1st book-length overview of Stoppard's paintings in approximately a decade. he's taking an in-depth examine the 3 latest performs (Arcadia, Indian Ink, and The Invention of Love) and the lately revised models of Travesties and Hapgood, in addition to at 4 different significant performs (Rosencrantz, Jumpers, Night and Day, and The actual Thing). Drawing on Stoppard's own papers on the college of Texas Harry Ransom Humanities study middle (HRHRC), Fleming additionally examines Stoppard's formerly unknown play Galileo, in addition to quite a few unpublished scripts and version texts of his released plays.
Fleming additionally mines Stoppard's papers for a fuller, extra specified evaluate of the evolution of his performs. via contemplating Stoppard's own perspectives (from either his correspondence and interviews) and by means of analyzing his occupation from his earliest scripts and productions via his most modern, this e-book presents all that's crucial for knowing and appreciating some of the most complicated and detailed playwrights of our time.
By Sean Pryor
By Maria DiBattista,Emily Wittman
By Marshall Berman,David Marcus
Essays tracing the highbrow lifetime of a critical big apple urban author and thinker
Marshall Berman used to be one of many nice urbanists and Marxist cultural critics of the 20th and twenty-first centuries, and his remarkable, approximately sui generis ebook All that's reliable Melts Into Air is a masterpiece of the literature on modernism. yet like many ny intellectuals, the essay was once his attribute shape, accommodating his multifarious pursuits and expressing his protean, looking exuberant brain. This assortment contains early essays from and at the radical ’60s, on manhattan urban, on literary figures from Kafka to Pamuk, and past due essays on rock, hip hop, and gentrification. Concluding together with his final essay, accomplished prior to his demise in 2013, this publication is Berman’s highbrow autobiography, tracing his occupation as a philosopher during the means he learn the “signs within the street.”
By Rebecca Schuman