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Author Brietzke, Zander, 1960-
Title American drama in the age of film / Zander Brietzke.
Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2007.

Author Brietzke, Zander, 1960-
Subject American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
American drama -- 20th century -- Film adaptations.
Motion pictures and literature -- United States.
Theater and society -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 201 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-190) and index.
Summary Is theater really dead? Does the theater, as its champions insist, really provide a more intimate experience than film? If so, how have changes in cinematic techniques and technologies altered the relationship between stage and film? What are the inherent limitations of representing three-dimensional spaces in a two-dimensional one, and vice versa? American Drama in the Age of Film examines the strengths and weaknesses of both the dramatic and cinematic arts to confront the standard arguments in the film-versus-theater debate. Using widely known adaptations of ten major plays, Brietzke seeks t.
Note Print version record.
Contents Introduction : beyond the box -- Revaluations of virtues -- Dramatic projections -- A vicious cycle at sea -- There's something about Mary -- Bedroom ballet in the Delta -- Jungled dreams -- Getting the guests -- Lamebrains across Texas -- Cadillacs are for closers -- Making oneself big -- Cancer and the classroom -- Stairway to heaven -- Conclusion : revivals versus remakes.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780817380823 (electronic bk.)
0817380825 (electronic bk.)
9780817315719 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0817315713 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 183208354
Additional Format Print version: Brietzke, Zander, 1960- American drama in the age of film. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2007 9780817315719 0817315713 (DLC) 2006102656 (OCoLC)77494491

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