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Author Baker, William, 1944-
Title The Real Thing : Essays on Tom Stoppard in Celebration of his 75th Birthday.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.

Author Baker, William, 1944-
Subject Stoppard, Tom -- Criticism and interpretation.
English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Smothers, Amanda.
Description 1 online resource (304 pages)
Contents Table of contents; acknowledgements; introduction; the real thing: tom stoppard interview with brian firth; chekhov's stoppard; tom stoppard: a portrait of the artist as a youngman; stoppard's arcadia; "the illusion of proprietorship"; tom stoppard, a.e. housman, and the classics; stoppard's shakespeare; insecurity, frustration and disgust in tom stoppard's fiction; the inauthentic translations in the invention of love; lost and found; who rules the empire?; confrontations with mortality; select bibliography; contributors; index.
Summary With a writing career spanning over half a century and encompassing media as diverse as conferences, radio, journalism, fiction, theatre, film, and television, Tom Stoppard is probably the most prolific and significant living British dramatist. The critical essays in this volume celebrating Stoppard's 75th birthday address many facets of Stoppard's work, both the well-known, such as Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and Shakespeare in Love, as well as the relatively critically neglected ...
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781443849029 (electronic bk.)
1443849022 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 851972396
Additional Format Print version: Baker, William. Real Thing : Essays on Tom Stoppard in Celebration of his 75th Birthday. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2013 9781443847247

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