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by James Fisher

  • Author: James Fisher
  • ISBN: 1570037493
  • ISBN13: 978-1570037498
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  • Language: English
  • Category: History & Criticism
  • Publisher: University of South Carolina Press (June 4, 2008)
  • Pages: 197
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Understanding Tony Kushner (Understanding Contemporary American Literature) ePub download

James Fisher is a professor and head of the Department of Theatre at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Series: Understanding Contemporary American Literature. Hardcover: 197 pages.

James Fisher is a professor and head of the Department of Theatre at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Pr (May 15, 2008).

This book guides readers through Kushner's influences and creations to map the importance of his work in postmodern literary and cultural landscapes. Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater: 1930-2010. The Theatre of Yesterday and Tomorrow: Commedia Dell'arte on the Modern Stage.

Understanding Tony Kushner book. This book guides readers through Kushner's influences and creations to map the importance of his work in postmodern literary and cultural landscapes.

Understanding Contemporary American Literature (Hardcover)

Understanding Contemporary American Literature (Hardcover). By (author) James Fisher. Viewing Kushner as a sociopolitical dramatist in the tradition of Henrik Ibsen, George Bernard Shaw, and Bertolt Brecht, James Fisher guides readers through Kushner's influences and creations to map the importance of the writer's body of work in expanding the postmodern literary and cultural landscapes

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner is the focus of this volume of the series Understanding Contemporary American Literature.

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner is the focus of this volume of the series Understanding Contemporary American Literature. Fisher's book allows us to revisit Kushner's career, covering his beginnings as a graduate student at New York University; his early plays, including A Bright Room Called Day and Hydriotaphia; the two Angels in America plays, Millennium Approaches and Perestroika, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize; his frighteningly prescient Homebody/Kabul; the musical, Caroline, or Change; his numerous adaptations of.

Understanding Tony Kushner. James Fisher In a chapter on Kushner's adaptations, Fisher explores the playwright's. A comprehensive guide to the writing career of the author of Angels in America. Viewing Tony Kushner as a sociopolitical dramatist in the tradition of Henrik Ibsen, George Bernard Shaw, and Bertolt Brecht, James Fisher guides readers through Kushner's influences and creations to map the importance of the writer's body of work in expanding postmodern literary and cultural landscapes.

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The outstanding feature of this volume lies in its intent to investigate James's influence on both American and International Modernism

The outstanding feature of this volume lies in its intent to investigate James's influence on both American and International Modernism. It provides, on the one hand, a multifaceted introduction to students of history, philosophy, and culture, and on the other, a compendium of some of the most up-to-date thinking on this central figure.

Anthony Robert Kushner (born July 16, 1956) is an American playwright, author and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for his play Angels in America, then adapted it for HBO in 2003

Anthony Robert Kushner (born July 16, 1956) is an American playwright, author and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for his play Angels in America, then adapted it for HBO in 2003. He co-authored the screenplay for the 2005 film Munich, and he wrote the screenplay for the 2012 film Lincoln. Both films were critically acclaimed, and he received Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay. He received a National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama in 2013.

Tony Kushner, Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika . 2. Kushner’s Concept of American History and Politics The night Bill Clinton was about to be elected the new president of the United States, November 1, 1992, Angels in America Part One and Part Two premiered in the fully staging of the play at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. As regards Walter Benjamin, it was precisely his Understanding Brecht (Versuche über Brecht, 1966) one of the books which most influenced Kushner’s theatre in the same way as his Theses on the Philosophy of History (1969) particularly inspired Angels in America.

Understanding Tony Kushner surveys the acclaimed writings of the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Angels in America and coauthor of the Academy Award-nominated screenplay for the film Munich. Viewing Tony Kushner as a sociopolitical dramatist in the tradition of Henrik Ibsen, George Bernard Shaw, and Bertolt Brecht, James Fisher guides readers through Kushner's influences and creations to map the importance of the writer's body of work in expanding postmodern literary and cultural landscapes.
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