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David Mamet Bibliography: Fall 2002-Fall 2003

Citations of Reviews of Plays and Films, Books, and Scholarship on David Mamet 2002-03.

David Mamet Bibliography

 

Fall 2002-Fall 2003
Compiled by
Janice A. and David K. Sauer


Publications by Mamet
Kushner, Lawrence and David Mamet. Five Cities of Refuge: Weekly Reflections on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. New York: Schocken, 2003.
Mamet, David. “Pool Hall” and “Things I Have Learned Playing Poker on the Hill.” In Players: Con Men, Hustlers, Gamblers and Scam Artists. Stephen Hyde and Geno Zanetti, eds. New York: Avalon Publishing Group, 2003. 276-84.
___.”Adventure Writing (Epilogue).” Book May-June 2003: 84.
___. “Forget Ideas, Making Movies Is Conformity or Death.” The Age [Melbourne] 6 March 2003: 13.
___.”I Can’t Stand Olivier.” Guardian [London] 18 Apr. 2003
___. “Once More with Indifference.” Guardian [London] 5 Sept. 2003: 5.
___.”Seeing and Believing.” Guardian [London] 21 Mar. 2003
___. “Silly Signing and Fake Democracy.” Boston Globe 29 July 2003, sec. OP-ED: A15.
___.”Such Sweet Folly.” Guardian [London] 21 Feb. 2003
___.”The Neverending Story.” Guardian [London] 1 Aug. 2003
___.”The Short and the Fat of It.” Guardian [London] 6 June, 2003
___.”They Think It’s All Over.” Guardian [London] 16 May 2003
___.”Victims and Villains.” Guardian [London] 24 Jan. 2003

Forthcoming
Mamet, David. Sex Secrets of the Vikings. New York: Simon & Schuster. no date.
Mamet, David. Spartan. Warner Bros./Franchise, [March 12] 2004.
___. Whistle. screenwriter of James Jones novel (unknown  date).
___ . The Shadowbox. screenwriter of Michael Cristofer play (unknown date).
___. Diary of a Young London Physician. Screenwriter and director (unknown date).
Dr. Faustus.  Magic Theatre, San Francisco. Feb. 24 to March 21, 2004.


Scholarship
Bevington, David. “Glengarry Glen Ross [Review].” The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 1-2.
Brucher, Richard. “Glengarry Glen Ross [Review].” The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 3.
Charney, Maurice.” Ricky Jay: On the Stem [Review].” The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 7; 19.
Combs, Robert. “Oleanna [Review].” The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 4-5.
“David Mamet 1947—  American Playwright, Screenwriter, Director, Essayist, Novelist, and Poet.” In                      Contemporary Literary Criticism. 166 (2003): 105-221.
Dean, Anne. “Review: Mind/Odyssey Film Festival House of Games.” The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 14-15.
Dravid, Kamalini. Twentieth Century American Drama: David Mamet as Social Critic. Jaipur: Arihant, 2002.
Hanson, P. “Against Tribalism: The Perils of Ethnic Identity in Mamet’s Homicide.” Clio—Journal of Literature     History and the Philosophy of History 31.3 (2002): 257-77.
Gale, Steven. “Film Review: Heist.” The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 13-14.
Goldensohn, Barry. “David Mamet and Poetic Language in Drama.” Agni [Boston] 49 (1999):139-49.
Haedicke, Janet. “President’s Message.” The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 11.
Kalb, Jonathan. “Mameticisms.” In Play by Play: Theatre Essays & Reviews  1993-2002. New York: Procenium,     2003. 175-192.
Kane, Leslie.  “New and Forthcoming.” The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 8-10.
Klaver, Elizabeth. “Book Review: South of the Northeast Kingdom.The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 12..
Mangan, Michael. Staging Masculinities: History, Gender, Performance. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.     226-238.
McIntire-Strasburg, Jeff. “Oleanna [Review].” The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 6.
Piette, Alain. “The Flexing of Muscles and Tongues: Thug Rituals and Rhetoric in David Mamet’s American         Buffalo.” In Crucible of Cultures: Anglophone Drama at the Dawn of a New Millennium. Marc Maufort and         Franca Bellarsi, eds. Brussels, Belgium: Peter Lang, 2003. 91-100.
Price, Steven. “American Literature: The Twentieth Century: Drama.” In The Year’s Work in English Studies.

    81.4 (2002): 904-90.
Rasmussen, B. “Of Heroes, Dupes, and Con Men: Class Irony and the Crime of Moral Identification.” Journal of     the Midwest Modern Language Association 34.2 (2001): 15-28.

Raymond, Richard C. “Rhetoricising English Studies: Students’ Ways of Reading Oleanna.” Pedagogy 3.1

    (2003): 53-71.
“Reunion.” In Drama for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Commonly Studied Dramas.

    15  Detroit: Gale Group, 2002.
Ronnick, M. “David Mamet at Play: Paronomasia, the Berlin Soldier Conrad Schumann (1942-1998) and ‘Wag

    the Dog’.” Germanic Notes and Reviews 33.1 (2002): 26-28.
Sagel, Anne. “Oleanna [Review].” The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 5.
Sankowski. E. “Film, Crime, and State Legitimacy: Political Education or Mis-Education?” Journal of Aesthetic

    Education 36.1 (Spr. 2002):1-15. [Spanish Prisoner]
Sauer, David K. and Janice A. Sauer. David Mamet: A Research and Production Sourcebook. Westport, CT:

    Praeger, 2003.
Sauer, Janice A. and David Kennedy Sauer. “David Mamet Bibliography: Fall 2001-2002.” The David Mamet

    Review 9 (2002): 16-18.
Simon, Mayo. The Audience & the Playwright: How to Get the Most Out of Live Theatre. New York: Applause,

    2003: 110-115. [Oleanna]
Stenberg, Douglas. “Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya Translated on 42nd Street.” Literature Film Quarterly 30.1

    (2002): 24-28.

Forthcoming Scholarship
Barton, Bruce. Changing Frames: Medium Matters in Selected Plays and Films of David Mamet [provisional

     title].  Brussels, Belgium: Peter Lang.
Bigsby, Christopher, ed. The Cambridge Companion to David Mamet. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. [May 2004]
Bloom, Harold. Ed. David Mamet. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2003.         
[Chapters: “Sexual Perversity in Chicago.” Anne Dean; “David Mamet and Ben Jonson : City Comedy Past and Present.” Douglas Bruster; “JewishAporia : The Rhythm of Talking in Mamet.” Toby Silverman Zinman; “Man Among Men : David Mamet’s Homosocial Order.” David Radavich; “David Mamet.” Edward J. Esche ; “Anti-theatricality and American Ideology : Mamet’s Performative Realism.” Michael L. Quinn; “Plato in Hollywood : David Mamet and the Power of Illusions.” Howard Pearce; “Gathering Sparks.” Leslie Kane. “David Mamet: All True Stories.”  C.W.E. Bigsby; “Oleanna and The Children’s Hour:Misreading Sexuality on the Post/Modern Realistic Stage.” David Kennedy Sauer; “Prophecy and Parody in Edmond.” Richard Brucher; “Reinscribing the Fairy: The Knife and the Mystificationof Male Mythology in The Cryptogram.” Linda Dorff.]

Reviews of Boston Marriage, New York City
Nov. 5-Dec. 22, 2002  Martinson Hall, Public Theater
Brantley, Ben. “A Boy’s Idea of Girl Talk, from Mamet.” New York Times 21 Nov. 2002: B1, 5.
Feingold, Michael. “Vagina Dialogues, &c.” Village Voice 3 Dec. 2002: 66.
Gardner, Elysa. “Mamet’s Women Have Edge in ‘Marriage.’ ” USA Today 21 Nov. 2002.
Heilpern, John. “Mamet’s Latest Brand Scam: Sayeth it Ain’t Soeth!” New York Observer 2 Dec. 2002: 19.
Isherwood, Charles. “Mamet’s Distinctive Voice Muffled in Chintz.” Variety 2-4 Dec. 2002: 34.
Kaufman, David. “Mamet Goes Wildeing.” Nation 30 Dec. 2002: 35-37.
Kissel, Howard. “ Mamet Goes PG, But his Play’s a ZZZ.” Daily News [New York] 21 Nov. 2002: 52.
Lyons, Donald. “Mamet’s ‘Marriage’ Fails.” New York Post 22  Nov. 2002: 39.
Novick, Julius. Rev. of Boston Marriage. Back Stage 22 Nov. 2002: 48.
Rev. of Boston Marriage. CurtainUp.             http://www.curtainup.com/bostonmarriageny.html
Schenck, Frank. Rev. of Boston Marriage. Hollywood Reporter 22-24 Nov. 2002. 5 Oct. 2003
    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com .
Winer, Linda. “Couple Has Words, Courtesy of Mamet.” Newsday 21 Nov. 2002. sec. Life: 8.
Simon, John. “Good-bye, Prof. Chips. New York 2 Dec. 2002:78.

Reviews of Edmond, London
July 17-Oct 4, 2003 at the Olivier National Theatre
Bassett, Kate. Rev. of Edmond. Independent on Sunday 20 July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003:

    935.
Bennett, Ray. Rev. of Edmond. Hollywood Reporter 22-28 July 2003: 20.
Billington, Michael. “Edmond: Kenneth Branagh Uncaged.” Guardian 19 July 2003: 16. Rpt. in Theatre Record

    16-29 July 2003: 940.
Brown, Georgina. Rev. of Edmond. Mail on Sunday 20 July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003: 935.
Coveney, Michael. Rev. of Edmond. Daily Mail 25 July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003: 935-36.
Coveney, Michael. Rev. of Edmond. Daily Mail 25 July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003: 935-36.
de Jongh, Nicholas. Rev. of Edmond. Evening Standard 18 July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003:

    939.
Evans, Lloyd. Rev. of Edmond. Evening Standard 26 July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003: 936.
Flanders, J. “Aural Fixation.” TLS Times Literary Supplement 25 July 2003: 18.
Gore-Langdon. Rev. of Edmond. Express 25 July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003: 936.
Gross, John. “The Raw Power of Mamet’s Bad Dream Theatre.” Sunday Telegraph 20 July 2003: 6. Rpt. in

    Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003: 942.
Hepple, Peter. Rev. of Edmond. Stage 24 July 2003: 8.
Kellaway, Kate. “So Good at Being So Bad.” Observer 20 July 2003, sec. Review: 11. Rpt. in Theatre Record

    16-29 July 2003: 941-42.
Logan, Brian. Rev. of Edmond. Time Out July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003: 943.
Macaulay, Alastair. Rev. of Edmond. Financial Times 21 July 2003, sec. ARTS: 13. Rpt. in Theatre Record

    16-29 July 2003: 941.
Martland, Lisa. “From Mamet to Millie.” Back Stage 5 Sept. 2003: 23+.
Nathan, John. Rev. of Edmond. Jewish Chronicle 25 July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003: 939.
Nightingale, Benedict. Rev. of Edmond. Times [London] 18 July 2003, sec. Features: 21. Rpt. in Theatre

    Record 16-29 July 2003: 940.
“Not Just a Blonde Wizard.” Economist [US] 2 Aug. 2003: 72.
Segal, Victoria. “No More Mr. Nice Guy.” Sunday Times [London] 27 July 2003, sec. Culture: 17. Rpt. in Theatre

    Record 16-29 July 2003: 942.
Shenton, Mark. Rev. of Edmond. Sunday Express 20 July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003: 935.
——. Rev. of Edmond. What’s On 23 July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003: 939.
Sierz, Aleks. Rev. of Edmond. Tribune 25 July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003: 935.
Spencer, Charles. “Down But Not Entirely Out.” Daily Telegraph 18 July 2003: 24. Rpt. in Theatre Record

    16-29 July 2003: 940.
Taylor, Paul. “First Night.” Rev. of Edmond. Independent 21 July 2003: 16. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July

    2003: 941.
Wolf, Matt. Rev. of Edmond. Variety 4-10 Aug. 2003: 30.
Woodis, Carole. Rev. of Edmond. Herald 25 July 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 16-29 July 2003: 942.

Sexual Perversity in Chicago, London
May 14-Aug. 2, 2003  Comedy Theatre, London
Bassett, Kate. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Rpt. in Theatre Record 7-20 May 2003: 636.
Billington, Michael. “All Screwed up with David Mamet.” Guardian 16 May 2003: 28.
Brown, Georgina. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Mail on Sunday 18 May 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record

    7-20 May 2003: 639.
Copstick, Kate. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Scotsman 20 May 2003: 16.
Coveney, Michael. “Last Night’s First Night.” Daily Mail 15 May 2003: 3. Rpt. in Theatre Record 7-20 May

    2003: 640.
de Jongh, Nicholas. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Evening Standard 15 May 2003. Rpt. in Theatre

    Record 7-20 May 2003: 638.
Edwardes, Jane. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Time Out 21 May 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 7-20

    May 2003: 639.
Gore-Langton, Robert. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Express 15 May 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record

    7-20 May 2003: 640.
Gross, John. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Sunday Telegraph 18 May 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record

    7-20 May 2003: 639.
Hagerty, Bill. “Perversity in Chicago.” Hollywood Reporter 20-26 May 2003

    <http://www.hollywoodreporter.com>: 28.
Hemming, Sarah. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Financial Times 16 May 2003, sec. ARTS: 15.
Inverne, James. “Another (Yawn) Celeb Play.” Time International 26 May 2003: 71.
Jones, Oliver. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. What’s On 21 May 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record 7-20 May

    2003: 636.
Kellaway, Kate. “A Friend in Need of a Friend.” Observer 18 May 2003, sec. Review: 11.
Koenig, Rhoda. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Independent 16 May 2003: 21.
Morley, Sheridan. “Norwegian Wood.” New Statesman 2 June 2003: 46.
Nathan, John. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Jewish Chronicle 23 May 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record

    7-20 May 2003: 640.
Nightingale, Benedict. “Seventies Sex War Still Rages.” Times [London] 15 May 2003: 23.
Peter, John. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Sunday Times [London] 18 May 2003, sec. Culture: 19.
Rosenthal, Daniel. “Mamet Revived the Perversity of Hollywood.” Independent 4 May 2003: 6, 7.
Shenton, Mark. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Sunday Express 18 May 2003. Rpt. in Theatre Record

    7-20 May 2003: 639.
Spencer, Charles. “Friends Star’s Dark Side Fails to Emerge.” Daily Telegraph 15 May 2003: 5.
Tennant, Laura. “Children: Happily Ever after (Please?).” Independent on Sunday 8 June 2003, sec. Features:

    38.
Wolf, Matt. Variety 26 May-1 June 2003: 42.

Miscellaneous Theatre Reviews
Bevington, David. Rev. of Glengarry Glen Ross. The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 1-2. [Steppenwolf]
Bracken, Michael. “’Death’ Defies Divertissement.” [Rev. of Death Defying Acts] Newsday 6 June, 2003: B20.    

    [Hampton Theater Company, New York]
Brucher, Richard. Rev. of Glengarry Glen Ross. The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 3. [Lyric Stage, Boston]
Burnet, Andrew. “Mamet Ready to Play Fair in a Man’s World.” [Rev. of Boston Marriage] Sunday Herald 4 May

    2003: 7. [The Arches, Glasgow]
Charney, Maurice. “Rev. of Ricky Jay: On the Stem.” Dir. Mamet.   The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 7, 19. [Second Stage, New York]
Combs, Robert. Rev. of Oleanna. The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 4-5. [Source, Washington, D.C.]
Cuthbert, David. “Mamet’s Mating Games Still Entertain.”[Rev. of  Sexual Perversity in Chicago] Times-Picayune [New Orleans] 12 Sept. 2003: 14. [Southern Repertory]
Drostova, Lisa. “Tribal Mutilation: Seems Like Old Times—It’s David Mamet.” [Rev. of Old Neighborhood] East Bay Express 1 Oct. 2003. [Aurora Theater, San Francisco]
Grossberg, Michael. Rev of Life in the Theater. Columbus Dispatch 26 Jan. 2003: 4D. [Act Out Productions, Columbus, Ohio]
Howey, Christine. “Sex Games: Everybody Plays and Nobody Wins in Mamet’s 'Sexual Perversity.'” Cleveland Scene 3 Sept. 2003. [Boulevard Theater]
Hurwitt, Robert. “Mamet Gets Personal But Keeps His Distance in ‘Old Neighborhood.’” San Francisco Chronicle 20 Sept. 2003: D1.
Mansfield, Susan. “The Water Engine: It’s Called Progress.” The Scotsman 9 Aug, 2003: 9.
Sagel, Anne.  Rev. of Oleanna. The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 6. [Hydeware Theatre, St. Louis]
Schreiber, Brad. Rev. of Bobby Gould in Hell. Backstage West 30 Jan. 2003. [El Portal Theatre, Hollywood, Ca.]
Tyrrell, Clare. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. South China Morning Post [Hong Kong] 10 May 2003: 11.
Welsh, Anne Marie. “Triple Bill of Sex, Madness, Absurdity is Typically Fritz.” [Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago] San Diego Union-Tribune 12 March 2003: F6. [Fritz Theatre]

Miscellaneous Film Articles
Cattaneo, F. “Hollywood, Vermont.” Cineforum 42.6 (July 2002): 63-66.
Dean, Anne. “Mind Odyssey Film Festival: David Mamet’s House of Games.” The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 14-15.
Gale, Steven.  Rev. of Heist. The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 13-14.
Invernici, A. “Il ‘Colpo.’” Cineforum 42.5 (June 2002): 92. [Heist]
Mancio, A. G. “Il ‘Colpo.’” Cineforum 42.3 (Apr. 2003): 35-37. [Heist]
Tesson, Charles. “Braquages.” Cahiers du Cinema 565 (Feb. 2002): 86. [Heist]
Thorsen I. “The Films of David Mamet.” Kosmorama 227-28 (2001): 197-200.
Valens, G. “Braquages.” Positif 492 (Feb. 2002): 49. [Heist]

Book Reviews
Baldaro, Frank J. Rev. of Wilson: A Consideration of the Sources. American Theatre 19.9 (2002): 80+.
Blansfield, Karen. Review of Mamet’s 3 Uses of the Knife. New England Theatre Journal 9 (1998): 149-50.
Klaver, Elizabeth. Rev. of South of the Northeast Kingdom. The David Mamet Review 9 (2002): 12.
Purvis, A. Rev. of  Gender and Genre: Essays on David Mamet. Women’s Studies 32.1 (2003):107+.
Rev. of Five Cities of Refuge. Publisher’s Weekly 4 Aug. 2003: 75.

General Miscellany
Kellaway, Kate. “Interview: Branagh in the Works.” Observer 21 Sept. 2003: 3.
Wall, Alexandra. “Breakfast Bible Conversations Lead to Book by Rabbi, Playwright.” Jewish Bulletin of Northern California 12 Sept. 2003.