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David Mamet Society: 1998 BIBLIOGRAPHY


The Newsletter of the David Mamet Society 
Fall 1998 • Volume 5 • ISSN 1095-9629

David Mamet Bibliography

Summer 1997-Summer 1998. Compiled by David K. and Janice A. Sauer
Please send comments and references to sauer@shc.edu or jsauer@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Books and Articles by David Mamet

"Business is Business." American Theatre Nov. 1997: 16-17. [Excerpt from True and False].

"A Charade." [poem] Ploughshares 23.4 (Winter 1997): 93.

"K-22." Black Book Winter 1997-98: 147-48.

Nice Day and Scary Wolf. New York: St. Martin's, 1998.

"Prosody." Black Book Winter 1997-98: 149-50.

The Old Neighborhood: Three Plays: The Disappearance of the Jews, Jolly, Deeny. New York: Vintage, 1998.

The Old Neighborhood: Three Plays: The Disappearance of the Jews, Jolly, Deeny. Royal Court Writers Series. London: Methuen, 1998.

The Old Religion. New York: The Free Press 1997.

"The Playwright Directs: with David Mamet." [In 1976 tape, Mamet,
Crouse, and members of the Circle Rep. recreate rehearsal of "Dark Pony" and "Reunion."] Creative Arts Television. 1/2 inch video. 28 min.

The Three Sisters. Based on a literal translation by Vlada Chernomordik. In Motley Tales and a Play (New York Library Collector's Edition). Anton Chekhov's Tales Translated by Constance Garnett. New York: Doubleday, 1998.

Three Uses of the Knife: On the Nature and Purpose of Drama. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998.

True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor. New York: Pantheon Books, 1997.

Interviews, Profiles

Caro, Mark. "Game Player; David Mamet Doesn't Reveal More Than He Needs To." Chicago Tribune 29 April 1998: Tempo 1.

D'Arcy, David. "The Spanish Prisoner Debuts at the Sundance Festival Next Week." "Morning Edition." National Public Radio 15 Jan. 1998. Transcript # 98011517-210.

"David Mamet on The Old Religion." Tikkun 12.6 (Nov./Dec. 1997): 10.

Edwards-Jones, Imogen. "Man of Few Words." [Profile] The Times (London) 16 May 1998.

Gleick, Elizabeth. "Yes, Mamet; In an industry where you can be an auteur or a player, David Mamet is having it both ways, pinballing between careers as a big-studio writer and an indie director." Entertainment Weekly5 June 1998: 18.

Holmberg, Arthur. "Acting Literary Director Arthur Holmberg discusses <i>The Old Neighborhood</i> with playwright David Mamet." American Repertory Theatre Online. 4 Sep. 1998. http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~art/neigh2.html.

Howell, Peter. "Mamet: Man of Many Words Is a Good Listener." The Toronto Star 24 April 1998: 16.

"Is It Life Or Is It Mamet?" (<i>Wag the Dog</i> writer David Mamet). The Economist 31 Jan. 1998: 85+.

Lahr, John. "Profile: Fortress Mamet." New Yorker 17 Nov. 1997: 70-82.

"Mamet, David (playwright, screenwriter, director)." Current Biography 59.3 (March 1998): 29+.

Weber, Bruce. "At 50, a Mellower David Mamet May Be Ready to Tell His Story." New York Times 16 Nov. 1997: B 7, 12.

Whitty, Stephen. "Mamet Speaks [mostly on Spanish Prisoner]." The Star Ledger [Newark, NJ] 19 Apr. 1998: Sec. 4, 17.

Review of "The Jade Mountain:"

Marks, Peter. "Angst, Guilt, Lust, and Loneliness" (Marathon '98: Series C. "The Jade Mountain"). New York Times 10 June 1998: B5.

Reviews of The Old Neighborhood (Hasty Pudding, Cambridge, Mass.)

American Repertory Theatre Online. "The Program for The Old Neighborhood." 4 Sep. 1998. http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~art/neigh.html.

King, Robert L. "The Old Neighborhood." The North American Review Sep.-Oct.

1997: 14.

Taylor, Markland. "The Old Neighborhood." Variety 23 June 1997: 105.

Reviews of The Old Neighborhood (Booth Theatre, New York)

Brantley, Ben. "Remembering The Past, In a Trip to Mametville." New York Times 20 Nov. 1997: B 1, 5.

Brantley, Ben. "Enter 90's Anxieties, Stage Right." New York Times 7 June 1998: B 1, 4. [Old Neighborhood "the best new drama by an American this season."]

Canby, Vincent. "Mamet's Stunning Foray into the Past." New York Times 30 Nov. 1997: 2: 4, 26.

D.B. "You Can't Go Home Again." Theatre Crafts International 32.2 (Feb. 98): 10-11.

Evans, Greg. "The Old Neighborhood." 24 Nov. 1997: 72.

Fanger, Iris. "Mamet's Old Neighborhood Rouses Yearnings of a Trip Home." Christian Science Monitor 28 April 1997:15

Feingold, Michael. "Unsaying Substance." Village Voice 2 Dec. 1997: 97+.

Kanfer, Stefan. "The Old Neighborhood." New Leader 29 Dec. 1997: 35.

Simon, John. "The Old Neighborhood." New York 8 Dec. 1997: 69+.

Stone, Laurie. "The Old Neighborhood." Nation 5 Jan. 1998: 33+.

Zoglin, Richard. "Bad Memory." Time 8 Dec. 1997: 85+.

Reviews of The Old Neighborhood (Royal Court Downstairs, London)

Benedict, David. "The Old Neighborhood." Independent 24 June 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 811.

Billington, Michael. "The Old Neighborhood." Guardian 24 June 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 808-09.

Brown, Georgina. "The Old Neighborhood." Mail on Sunday 28 June 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 807-08.

Butler, "The Old Neighborhood." Independent on Sunday 28 June 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 810.

Clapp, Susannah. "Wrong Kind of Loving." Observer 28 June 1998: Review 13. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 808.

de Jongh, Nicholas. "The Old Neighborhood." Evening Standard 24 June 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 807.

Edwardes, Jane. "The Old Neighborhood." Time Out 1 July 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 812.

Fleming, Juliet. "The Old Neighborhood." Times Literary Supplement 3 July 1998: 17.

Gore-Langton, Robert. "The Old Neighborhood." Express 24 June 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 809.

Gross, John. "Too Many Tricks Spoil The Plot." Sunday Telegraph 28 June 1998: Arts 11. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 810.

Hagerty, Bill. "The Old Neighborhood ." News of The World 28 June 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 811.

Kellaway, Kate. "The Old Neighborhood." New Statesman 26 June 1998: 49.

Macaulay, Alastair. "The Old Neighborhood." Financial Times 24 June 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 808.

Morely, Sheridan. "The Old Neighborhood." Spectator 7 July 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 812.

Nathan, David. "The Old Neighborhood." Jewish Chronicle 26 June 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 811-12.

Nightingale, Benedict. "Hell is Your Own People." The Times 25 June 1998: 40. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 810.

Peter, John. "A Matter of Good Faith." Sunday Times 28 June 1998: 16-17. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 809.

Smith, Neil. "The Old Neighborhood." What's On 1 July 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 812.

Spencer, Charles. "Dangerous Dave Meets Delicate David." Daily Telegraph 2 Jun. 1998: 27. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 810-11.

Usher, Shaun. "The Old Neighborhood." Daily Mail 26 June 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 812-13.

Woodis, Carole. "The Old Neighborhood." Herald 26 June 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.12-13 (4 June-1 July): 812.

Lakeboat at the Lyric Studio (London)

Billington, Michael. "The Drunken Sailors: It's a Man's Life in the Navy, at Least When Mamet's at the Helm." Guardian 7 Feb. 1998: 7. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.3 (29 Jan.-11 Feb.): 128-29.

Butler, Robert. "Unperformed, Unknown, and Unbelievably Good." Independent on Sunday 8 Feb. 1998: Critics 8. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.3 (29 Jan.-11 Feb.): 129-30.

Cavendish, Dominic. "Lakeboat." Time Out 11 Feb. 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.3 (29 Jan.-11 Feb.): 130.

Clapp, Susannah. "Mamet Wrote This as a Student. He Could." Observer 8 Feb. 1998: 11. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.3 (29 Jan.-11 Feb.): 129.

Foss, Roger. "Lakeboat." What's On 11 Feb. 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.3 (29 Jan.-11 Feb.): 129.

Hagerty, Bill. "Lakeboat." News of The World 8 Feb. 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.3 (29 Jan.-11 Feb.): 128.

Hewison, Robert. "Lakeboat." Sunday Times 15 Feb. 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.3 (29 Jan.-11 Feb.): 130.

Macaulay, Alastair. "The Hidden Ironies Behind Male Facades." Financial Times 10 Feb. 1998: Arts 19.

Morely, Sheridan. "Lakeboat." Spectator 14 Feb. 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.3 (29 Jan.-11 Feb.): 128.

Nathan, David. "Lakeboat." Jewish Chronicle 13 Feb. 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.3 (29 Jan.-11 Feb.): 130-31.

Nightingale, Benedict. "Mamet's Voyage of Truth." The Times 9 Feb. 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.3 (29 Jan.-11 Feb.): 130.

Spencer, Charles. "A Mean Mamet." Daily Telegraph 8 Feb. 1998: 19. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.3 (29 Jan.-11 Feb.): 130.

Taylor, Paul. "Lakeboat." Independent 9 Feb. 1998. Rpt. in Theatre Record 18.3 (29 Jan.-11 Feb.): 129.

Reviews of The Old Religion

Abramowitz, Molly. "Review of The Old Religion." Library Journal 1 Oct. 1997: 123.

Bell, Millicent. "Fiction Chronicle." Partisan Review 65.1 (Winter 1998): 49+.

Giles, Patrick. "The Old Religion." New York Times Book Review 18 Jan. 1998: 17.

Jones, Russell Celyn. "America, Broken Promised Land." The Times 21 May 1998.

Kazin, Alfred. "Oy Gevalt!" The New Republic 3 Nov. 1997: 36-38.

Tandon, Bharat. "An Important Topic for a Novel." Times Literary Supplement 8 May 1998: 22.

Wetzsteon, Ross. "Altered Faiths." Village Voice 11 Nov. 1997: 97+.

Reviews of Three Uses of the Knife

Helbig, Jack. "Three Uses of the Knife: On the Nature and Purpose of Drama." Booklist 1 Feb. 1998: 893.

McClemont, Douglas. "Three Uses of the Knife: On the Nature and Purpose of Drama." Library Journal 1 March 1998: 91.

Reviews of True and False:

Callow, Simon. "The Play's the Thing." Sunday Times 10May 1998: 14.

Bailey, Paul. "The Mystic Versus the Bossy-Boots." The Daily Telegraph 23 May 1998: Books 2.

"DARLING, YOU WERE TERRIBLE [Preview]." The Daily Telegraph 9 May 1998: 1.

Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher. "A Dramatist's How-To Guide for the Stage-Struck." New York Times 23 Oct. 1997: E8.

Paulk, J. Sara. "Review of True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor." Library Journal 1 Oct. 1997: 85.

Sierz, Aleks. "Wednesday's Book: <i>True and False:</i> <i>Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor</i> by David Mamet." The Independent (London) 20May 1998: 34.

Reviews of "The Edge"

Ansen, David. "The Edge." Newsweek 6 Oct. 1997: 73.

Corliss, Richard. "The Edge." Time 6 Oct. 1997: 100.

Denby, David. "The Edge." New York 6 Oct. 1997: 66.

Kauffmann, Stanley. "Wait a While." The New Republic 27 Oct. 1997: 26.

Macnab, Geoffrey. "The Edge."Sight and Sound Feb. 1998: 41.

Marks, Peter. "Some Days the Bear Gets to You." New York Times 28 Sep. 1997: 11.

Simon, John. "Wilderness With Palms or Bears." National Review 27 Oct. 1997: 57.

Reviews of The Spanish Prisoner

Corliss, Richard. "Cinema: Trickster David Mamet Beguiles with The Spanish Prisoner." Time 6 April 1998: