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David Mamet

Author (born 30-Nov-1947)


Bruce Barton. How Good Is David Mamet, Anyway? Writings on Theatre: And Why It Matters. New York: Routledge. 2000.

Christopher Bigsby. The Cambridge Companion to David Mamet. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 266pp.

Gay Brewer. David Mamet and Film: Illusion/Disillusion in a Wounded Land. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. 1993. 211pp.

Dennis Carroll. David Mamet. Palgrave Macmillan. 1987.

Anne Dean. David Mamet: Language as Dramatic Action. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1990. 248pp.

Leslie Kane. Weasels and Wisemen: Ethics and Ethnicity in the Work of David Mamet. Gordonsville, VA: Palgrave Macmillan. 1999.

Leslie Kane (editor). Gender and Genre: Essays on David Mamet. Palgrave Macmillan. 2001. 272pp.

Leslie Kane (editor). The Art of Crime: The Plays and Film of Harold Pinter and David Mamet. Taylor and Francis/Routledge. 2004. 256pp. Essays.

Leslie Kane (editor). David Mamet in Conversation. University of Michigan Press. 2001. 240pp.

Ira Nadel. David Mamet: A Life in the Theatre. Macmillan. 2008. 304pp.

David K. Sauer; Janice A. Sauer. David Mamet: A Research and Production Sourcebook. Westport, CT: Praeger. 2003.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.451)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.960)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.155)

  11. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.917)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.323)

  13. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.466)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.349)

  15. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.318)

  16. Contemporary North American Directors (p.304)

  17. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.642)

  18. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.555)

  19. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.555-59)

  20. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.469)

  21. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.88)

  22. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.252)

  23. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.10)

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