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Common and uncommon masks; writings on theatre 1961-1970.


[1st ed.].. New York, Random House [1971] .
ISBN , 9780394419855, 0394419855

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Subjects Theater -- United States -- Reviews.
Theater.
Théâtre (genre littéraire) -- Histoire et critique.
USA.
United States.
Description xxiii, 321 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Contents Who needs critics? -- What keeps us going -- Being a critic -- The necessity for destructive criticism -- The absurd and the foolish -- A note on ennoblement -- About nothing, with precision -- A timid Mother Courage (Mother Courage and her children, Bertolt Brecht) -- Weep no more for Brecht (Arturo Ui) -- Two ways of looking at Brecht -- The drawing room and beyond (Rosmersholm, Henrik Ibsen) -- The search for Ibsen -- The special quality of Joan (Saint Joan, George Bernard Shaw) -- Between anger and despair (Strange interlude, Eugene O'Neill) -- Mr. O'Neill's very last curtain call (More stately mansions) -- One thing after another (Woyzeck, Georg Büchner) -- Our trouble with Strindberg (Creditors) -- Pirandello to perfection (Six characters in search of an author) -- Earliest Ionesco (The bald soprano, The lesson) -- Beckett's Happy days -- Pinter's hits, and misses (The dumbwaiter, The collection) -- Straightforward mystification (The caretaker, Harold Pinter) -- The Pinter puzzle (The homecoming) -- Pre-vintage Pinter (The birthday party) -- Patience rewarded (The lover, Harold Pinter) -- A man for these times (Inadmissible evidence, John Osborne) -- Arden's unsteady ground (Serjeant Musgrave's dance, Live like pigs, The happy haven, Armstrong's last goodnight) -- Black Jack's prayer (Serjeant Musgrave's dance, John Arden) -- Here we go round the Albee bush (Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?) -- Chinese boxes (Tiny Alice, Edward Albee) -- Williams as phoenix (The night of the iguana, Tennessee Williams) -- Mistuh Williams, he dead (The milk train doesn't stop here anymore) -- The play's the thing (The glass menagerie, Tennessee Williams) -- Slapstick tragedy (Tennessee Williams) -- Still falling (After the fall, Arthur Miller) -- Getting it off his chest, but is it art? (After the fall) -- The deputy arrives (The deputy, Rolf Hochhuth) -- Assault on the senses (Marat/Sade, Peter Weiss) -- Obeying orders (The investigation, Peter Weiss) -- Bad connection (The apple, Jack Gelber) -- The passion of Paddy C. (The passion of Josef D., Paddy Chayefsky) -- Paddy's big daddy (Gideon, Paddy Chayefsky) -- With Harlow in hell (The beard, Michael McClure) -- Anatomy of a hit (Scuba duba, Bruce Jay Friedman) -- Che! (Lennox Raphael) -- A hit and a success (Barefoot in the park, Neil Simon) -- When words fail (Whisper into my good ear, Mrs. Dally has a lover, William Hanley) -- When the real thing comes along (Stop the world, I want to get off, Beyond the fringe) -- Die? I thought I'd laugh (A funny thing happened on my way to the forum, Bert Shevelove and Larry Gelbart) -- A love letter (to Zero Mostel) -- Bert Lahr: the cavalry arrives (The beauty part, S.J. Perelman) -- King Lahr -- High-level acting (Jimmy Shine, Murray Schisgal; Hadrian VII, Peter Luke) -- Murky soup and trivialized actuality (The Cuban thing, Jack Gelber; The man in the glass booth, Robert Shaw) -- Growing big (The Paper Bag Players) -- Evasive action (The toilet, The slave, LeRoi Jones) -- Win, place and show (Ghosts, Henrik Ibsen; One-way pendulum, N.F. Simpson; The red eye of love, Arnold Weinstein) -- George Washington crossing the Delaware (Kenneth Koch) -- Novelists in the theatre (J.P. Donleavy, Saul Bellow) -- Bellow on Broadway (Under the weather) -- Ginger without bite (The ginger man, J.P. Donleavy) -- Mixture almost as before (The complaisant lover, Graham Greene) -- Sows' ears out of silk purses (A passage to India, Santha Rama Rau; The Aspern papers, Michael Redgrave) -- Epitaph for Lincoln Center -- Marred masterpiece (San Francisco's Actors' Workshop, Danton's death, Georg Büchner) -- The sorrows of Lincoln Center -- View from the east (Tyrone Guthrie Theatre) -- The second season (Tyrone Guthrie Theatre) -- Howl! Howl! (King Lear, Comedy of errors, Royal Shakespeare Company) -- Yellowed pages (The cherry orchard, The three sisters, Moscow Art Theatre) -- The risks of action (The brig, Living Theatre) -- APA at the Phoenix -- Official mediocrity (Pantagleize, Michel de Ghelderode; The show off, George Kelly, at the APA) -- The theatre of the poor (The Polish Laboratory Theatre of Jerzy Grotowski)
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Reviews.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)112726
(OCoLC)ocm00112726
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Gilman, Richard, 1923-2006.
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