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Author: David K. Sauer
ISBN: 0826496466
Language: English
Pages: 128 pages
Category: Performing Arts
Publisher: Continuum; 1 edition (March 6, 2009)
Rating: 4.2
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Mamet's Oleanna touched a nerve in American society

Mamet's Oleanna touched a nerve in American society. Sauer explains just why that was so without forgetting that it is first and foremost a deeply impressive dramatic work. David Sauer has taken a key play in the 20th century canon, and, with critical insight and analytic skills, explained what made it such a key theatrical, but also social and political event. Mamet's Oleanna touched a nerve in American society.

Mamet's Oleanna touched a nerve in American society. Professor Christopher Bigsby, School of American Studies, University of East Anglia, UK. Mentioned in The Bookseller, 10 April 2009. Mamet's Oleanna touched a nerve in American society

David Mamet is widely considered the voice of contemporary American Theatre.

David Mamet is widely considered the voice of contemporary American Theatre. The result is that initial audiences for "Oleanna" were aroused to applaud and loudly react to the ending of the play when a male teacher beats a female student.

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David Mamet's Two-Person Play, 'Oleanna'. A Powerful Play That Confronts the Reality of Sexual Harassment. Award-winning playwright Wade Bradford is the author of Why Do I Have to Make My Bed?, as well as other books

David Mamet's Two-Person Play, 'Oleanna'. Award-winning playwright Wade Bradford is the author of Why Do I Have to Make My Bed?, as well as other books. His plays have been performed throughout the . and the . Updated December 23, 2018. Oleanna," a powerful two-character drama by David Mamet, explores the destructiveness of miscommunication and excessive political correctness. It is a play about academic politics, student/teacher relationships, and sexual harassment.

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Oleanna: A Play by Mamet, David. David Mamet's Oleanna (modern Theatre Guides): By David K. Customs services and international tracking provided. Oleanna : A Play by David Mamet (1993, Paperback).

Oleanna is a two-character play by David Mamet, about the power struggle between a university professor and one of his female students, who accuses him of sexual exploitation and, by doing so, spoils his chances of being accorded tenure. Mamet later adapted his play into a film of the same name.

David Mamet is widely considered to be the voice of contemporary American Theatre The result is that initial audiences for Oleanna were aroused to applaud and loudly react to the ending of the play.

David Mamet is widely considered to be the voice of contemporary American Theatre. The result is that initial audiences for Oleanna were aroused to applaud and loudly react to the ending of the play when a male teacher beats a female student. The issues the play raises about political correctness are turned on their head.

David Mamet is widely considered to be the voice of contemporary American Theatre. His use of what is taken to be realistic language together with minimalist staging creates a postmodern combination that pushes an audience in conflicting directions. The result is that initial audiences for Oleanna were aroused to applaud and loudly react to the ending of the play when a male teacher beats a female student. The issues the play raises about political correctness are turned on their head. Oleanna is a particularly complex play in terms of both form and content and this guide offers a theoretically informed introductory analysis. It provides students with a comprehensive critical introduction to the play and includes new interpretations of the text in light of recent developments in Mamet's playwriting and the intervening shifts in the political landscape.