Hollywood on Stage

Hollywood on Stage : Playwrights Evaluate the Culture Industry

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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 13.46mm | 136g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138884073
  • 9781138884076

Table of contents

Introduction, Kimball King * "Engaged in the Art of Photodrama": Merton of the Movies, William Etchings * What Makes Sammy Run?: S. N. Behrman and the Fugitive Kind, Robert F. Gross * Hollywood as Moral Landscape: Clifford Odets' The Big Knife, Albert Wertheim * Hollywood on the Contemporary Stage: Image, Phallic "Players," and the Culture Industry, Stephen Watt * Staging Hollywood, Selling Out, Marcia Blumberg * Sanctity, Seduction or Settling Scores Against the Swine in Speed-the-Plow?, Leslie Kane * So Dis Is Hollywood: Mamet in Hell, Toby Silverman Zinman * The Myth of Narcissus: Shepard's True West and Mamet's Speed-the-Plow, Katherine H. Burkman * Alienation Effects and Exteriorized Subjectivity in Angel City and The Bostonians, R. J. LaVelle * "It's Symbolic!"-Arthur Kopit's Revised Road to Nirvanaand Its Portrayal of Hollywood and Society, Todd M. Lidh * "The Devil Answers": Drury Pifer's Strindberg in Hollywood, William Kerwin * The Last Tycoon: Elia Kazan's and Harold Pinter's Unsentimental Hollywood Romance, Christopher C. Hudgins * Hollywood as Text in the Plays of Christopher Hampton, with Reference to David Rabe and Others, Kimball King * The Clash of Verbal and Visual (Con)Texts: Adrienne Kennedy's (Re)Construction of Racial Polarities in An Evening with Dead Essex and A Movie Star Has to Star in Black and White, E. Barnsley Brown * Hollywood as Inspiration for the Stage: The Gay Playwrights' Perspective, Robert Gross and Kimball King * The Matter of Bodies: Women, Pornography, and Hollywood in Marlane Meyer's Etta Jenks, Leslie Frost * Indexshow more