Casa editrice: VINTAGE BOOKS, NY, NY
Data di pubblicazione: 2004
Legatura: PRINTED STIFF PAPER COVERS
Condizione libro: AS NEW CONDITION
Condizione sovraccoperta: NO DUST JACKET AS ISSUED
Edizione: First Edition.
Tipologia articolo: PLAYSCRIPT
(11) + 8 - 102 PAGES. A VINTAGE PAPERBACK ORIGINAL PLAYSCRIPT, A DIVISION OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC. DAVID MAMET REINVENTS THE THEATRE OF THE PAST BY PROVIDING HIS MODERN VERSION OF THE TRAGEDY OF DR. FAUSTUS. INSERTED IS A 2004 NEWSPAPER CLIPPING FROM THE "CHICAGO TRIBUNE" NEWSPAPER THAT HAS A CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE PRIMIER PRODUCTION OF THE PLAY AT SAN FRANCISCO'S "MAGIC THEATRE" IN FEBRUARY, 2004. THE PLAY IS BASED ON THE 1592 BOOK "THE HISTORY OF THE DAMNABLE LIFE AND DESERVED DEATH OF DOCTOR JOHN FAUSTUS" BT ELIZABETHAN PLAYRIGHT CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE. THE IDEA OF BARGAINING WITH SUPERNATURAL POWERS GOES BACK TO ANCIENT GREEK THEATRE. MAMET PROVIDES A MODERNIZED VERSION OF THE PLAY. THE ARTICLE BY PAT CRAIG IS ENTITLED "MAMET: ORDINARY GUY WHOSE WORK IS EXTRAORDINARY" ALSO, INCLUDED IN THE ARTICLE IS A LENGTHY BIBLIOGRAPHIC DISCUSSION OF MAMET'S EXTRAORDINARY LITERARY OUTPUT.ALSO, INCLUDED IS A "PLAYBILL" ARTICLE ABOUT THE PLAY'S PRODUCTION AT THE "MAGIC THEATRE" IN SAN FRANCISCO AND THE ACTORS THAT WERE INVOLVED. THE ARTICLES ARE UNCOMMON EPHEMERA ABOUT THE PLAY THAT IS INCLUDED WITH A PRISTINE COPY OF THE BOOK FOR THE MAMET COLLECTOR. ALSO INCLUDED IS A 3 1/2" X 8 1/4" ADVERTISING POSTCARD ANNOUNCING THE EXTENSION OF THE PLAY THROUGH APRIL 4, 2004. ALSO INCLUDED IS A NEWSPAPER CLIPPING FROM "THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE" NEWSPAPER DATED MARCH 27, 2002 OF A CRITICAL REVIEW OF A DAVID MAMET LECTURE PRESENTATION ABOUT THETHE PLAY ENTITLED "NEW MAMET WORK GETS A BRONX CHEER" BY EMILY NUNN. THE ARTICLE INCLUDES A CONTEMPORARY PHOTO OF DAVID MAMET AT THE LECTURE PRESENTATION WHERE APPROXIMATELY 100 OF THE 600 IN THE AUDIENCE WALKED OUT DURING HIS PRESENTATION. Size: 5 1/8" X 8". Codice inventario libreria 002963
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