Plays, Movies, and Critics by Jody McAuliffe

By Jody McAuliffe

This unprecedented assortment explores the mutual matters of dramatic theater, movie, and those that touch upon them. Plays, videos, and Critics opens with an unique play by means of Don DeLillo. within the kind of an interview, DeLillo's brief play works as a type of paradigm of the theatrical or cinematic occasion and serves as a keynote for the volume.
DeLillo's interview play is observed during this assortment by way of interviews with theater director Roberta Levitow, Martin Scorsese, and film/theater critic Stanley Kauffmann. different contributions contain a serious examine the present American theater scene, analyses of where of politics within the careers of G. B. Shaw and Luigi Pirandello, a compelling interpreting of Chekhov's "The Seagull", an in depth inquiry into the obsessions that energize the works of Sam Shepard, provocative reinterpretations of the flicks Mean Streets and The Sheltering Sky, and a translation of André Bazin's vital piece on theology and film.

Contributors. André Bazin, Robert Brustein, Bert Cardullo, Anthony DeCurtis, Don DeLillo, Jesse Ward Engdhal, Richard Gilman, Jim Hosney, Mame Hunt, Jonathan Kalb, Stanley Kauffmann, Jody McAuliffe, Mary Ann Frese Witt, Jacquelyn Wollman, David Wyatt

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