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2004 Bibliography

David Mamet Bibliography

Fall 2003-Fall 2004  

Compiled by Janice A. and David Kennedy Sauer


PUBLICATIONS BY DAVID MAMET

Mamet, David. “An American Tragedy.” Guardian [London] 3 Oct. 2003.

___.”Begging for a Date.” Guardian [London] 7 May 2004.

___.”Big Screen Bureaucrats.” Guardian [London] 21 May 2004.

___.”Black for Good.” Guardian [London] 28 Nov. 2003.

___.”Bring it On.” Guardian [London] 2 July 2004.

___.”Bum Barometer.” Guardian [London] 20 Aug. 2004.

___.”The Death of the Movie Theatre.” Guardian [London] 31 Oct. 2003.

___.”Duped in the Dark.” Guardian [London] 23 July 2004.

___.”Hearing the Notes That Aren’t Played.” In Writers on Writing. Ed. Jane Smiley. New York, NY: Holt xiii, 265 pp. 153-56.

___.”Oscar Electioneering.” Guardian [London] 26 March, 2004.

___.”Pleasure Pilgrims.” Guardian [London] 3 Sept. 2004.

___.”Root for the Hero.” Guardian [London] 13 Feb. 2004.

___.”Secret Names.” The ThreePenny Review. Winter 2004 .

(http://www.threepennyreview.com/samples/mamet_w04.html)

___.”That’s Your Lot.” Guardian [London] 2 Jan. 2004.

___. “Today’s Times Square: A Tougher Place to Get in Trouble.” New York Times 29 Aug. 2004:6 (LexisNexis).

___.”What Do Producers Do?” Guardian [London] 9 Apr. 2004.


Interview

Henerson, Evan. “Director Mamet’s Mind Easily Turns to ‘Spartan’ Themes.” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 19 March 2004: 8E.


Forthcoming

Mamet, David. Sex Secrets of the Vikings. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2005.

___. State and Main: The Shooting Script. New York: Newmarket, Dec. 2004.

___. Spartan. [written and directed] Warner Bros./Franchise, [March 12] 2004.

___. Whistle. screenwriter of James Jones novel (forthcoming—unknown  date).

___. The Shadowbox. screenwriter of Michael Cristofer play (forthcoming-unknown date).

___. Diary of a Young London Physician. screenwriter and director (forthcoming-unknown date).

___. Romance.  Atlantic Theatre, New York. 2005.


Scholarly

Bigsby, Christopher. “David Mamet.” Cambridge Companion to David Mamet. Ed. Christopher Bigsby. New York,

    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 1-40.

——. “David Mamet: All True Stories.” David Mamet. Ed. Harold Bloom. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004.

——. “David Mamet’s Fiction.” Cambridge Companion to David Mamet. Ed. Christopher Bigsby. New York, Cambridge:

    Cambridge University Press, 2004. 194-199.

Bloom, Harold, ed. David Mamet. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, Year, 2004.

Braun, Heather. “1990s.” Cambridge Companion to David Mamet. Ed. Christopher Bigsby. New York, Cambridge: Cambridge

    University Press, 2004. 103-123.

Brucher, Richard. “Prophecy and Parody in Edmond.” David Mamet. Ed. Harold Bloom. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004.

Bruster, Douglas. “David Mamet and Ben Jonson: City Comedy Past and Present.” David Mamet. Ed. Harold Bloom. Philadelphia:

    Chelsea House, 2004.

Buezo, Canalejo. “David Mamet: Entre el guión teatral y la narrativa visual.” Signa: Revista de la Asociación Española de Semiótica

    12 (2003): 571-85.

Callens, Johan “Inflections of Nostalgia in Contemporary American Drama.” Nostalgies Américaines/American Nostalgias:

    Littérature, Cinéma, Civilisation. Eds, John Chandler et al. Paris, France: Mallard. 190-209.

——. “The 1970s.” Cambridge Companion to David Mamet. Ed. Christopher Bigsby. New York, Cambridge: Cambridge University

    Press, 2004. 41-56.

Dean, Anne. “Sexual Perversity in Chicago.” David Mamet. Ed. Harold Bloom. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004.  

Digou, Mike. “Hitchcock’s MacGuffin in the Works of David Mamet.” Literature Film Quarterly 31.4 (2003): 270-75.

Dorff, Linda. “Reinscribing the ‘Fairy’ The Knife and the Mystification of Male Mythology in The Cryptogram.” David

    Mamet. Ed. Harold Bloom. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004.

Esche, Edward J. “David Mamet.” David Mamet. Ed. Harold Bloom. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004.

French, Philip. “David Mamet and Film.” Cambridge Companion to David Mamet. Ed. Christopher Bigsby. New York,

    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004: 171- 193.

Goldsmith, Jeff. “David Mamet in His Own Words.” Creative Screenwriting 11.2 (Mar-Apr 2004): 29.

—-. “Taking It Back: Crises of Currency in David Mamet’s.” Creative Screenwriting 11.2 (Mar-Apr 2004): 28-30.

Haedicke, Janet V. “Decoding Cipher Space: David Mamet’s The Cryptogram and American Dramatic Irony.” New Readings in

    American Drama: Something’s Happening Here. Ed. Norma Jenckes. New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2002. 87-99

Little, William. “Taking It Back: Crises of Currency in David Mamet’s American Buffalo.Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary

    Study of Literature, 37.3 (Sept. 2004): 139-55.

Lage, J. “Boot Camp with David Mamet—Out of the Rigors of Actor-Training Emerge a Theatre Company and School.” American

    Theatre 21(1): 38-40, 104-6.

Mangan, Michael. “Appalling Teachers’: Masculine Authority in the Classroom in Educating Rita and Oleanna.The Professions in

    Contemporary Drama.  Ed. Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe. Bristol, England and Portland, Or.: Intellect, 2003. 19-37.

Murphy, Brenda. “Oleanna: Language and Power.” Cambridge Companion to David Mamet. Ed. Christopher Bigsby. New York,

    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 124-137.

Nadel, Ira B. “The Playwright as Director: Pinter’s Oleanna.Pinter Review: Annual Essays (2002): 121-28.

Nightingale. Benedict. “Glengarry Glen Ross.Cambridge Companion to David Mamet. Ed. Christopher Bigsby. New York,

    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 89-102.

Pearce, Howard. “David Mamet’s Old Neighborhood: Journey and Geography.” American Drama 2005 Winter; 14.1 (2005): 46-62.

——. “Plato in Hollywood: David Mamet and the Power of Illusion.” David Mamet. Ed. Harold Bloom. Philadelphia: Chelsea House,

    2004.

Piette, Alain. “The Flexing of Muscles and Tongues: Thug Rituals and Rhetoric in David Mamet’s American Buffalo.”

    Crucible of Cultures: Anglophone Drama at the Dawn of a New Millennium. Eds. Marc Maufort and Franca Bellarsi,

    Franca Brussels, Belgium: Peter Lang; 2002. 91-100.

——.  “The 1980s.” Cambridge Companion to David Mamet. Ed. Christopher Bigsby. New York, Cambridge: Cambridge

    University Press, 2004. 74-88.

Price, Steven. “On Directing Mamet.” Cambridge Companion to David Mamet. Ed. Christopher Bigsby. New York,

    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 154-170.

Quinn, Michael L. “Anti-Theatricality and American Ideology: Mamet’s Performative Realism.” David Mamet. Ed. Harold

    Bloom. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004.

Radavich, David.“Man among Men: David Mamet’s Homosocial Order.” David Mamet. Ed. Harold Bloom. Philadelphia:

    Chelsea House, 2004.

Roudané, Matthew. “Betrayal and Frinedship: David Mamet’s American Buffalo." Cambridge Companion to David Mamet.

    Ed. Christopher Bigsby. New York, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 57-73.

Ronnick, Michele. “David Mamet at Play: Paronomasia, the Berlin Soldier Conrad Schumann (1942-1998) and Wag the

    Dog. Germanic Notes and Review Spring; 33.1

Raymond, Richard C. “Rhetoricizing English Studies: Students’ Ways of Reading Oleanna.Pedagogy: Critical Approaches

    to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture Winter; 3.1 (2003): 53-71.

Sauer, David. “Oleanna and The Children’s Hour: Misreading Sexuality on the Post/Modern Realistic Stage.” David Mamet. Ed.

    Harold Bloom. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004.

Sauer, David. Sauer, Janice A. and David Kennedy Sauer. “David Mamet Bibliography: Fall 2001-2002.” The David Mamet Review 10

    (2003): 12-14.

Sauer, David. and Janice A Sauer. “Misreading Mamet: Scholarship and Reviews.” Cambridge Companion to David Mamet.

    Ed. Christopher Bigsby. New York, Cambridge: Cambridge

Stenberg, Douglas. “Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya Translated on 42nd Street.” Literature Film Quarterly 30.1 (2002): 24-28.

Wilmeth, Don B. “Mamet and the Actor.” Cambridge Companion to David Mamet. Ed. Christopher Bigsby. New York,

    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 138-153.

Woolland, Brian. “Tricksters, Hucksters and Suckers: Jonsonian Cinema.” Jonsonians: Living Traditions. Ed. Brian Wooland.

    Aldershot, England: Ashgate: 203-28.

Zinman, Toby Silverman. “Jewish Aporia: The Rhythm of Talking in Mamet.” David Mamet. Ed. Harold Bloom. Philadelphia:

    Chelsea House, 2004.


Dissertations

McDermott, James Dishon. Literary Minimalism: Austere Style from Wittgenstein to Mamet. Dissertation Abstracts

    International, Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences, 2002 Dec; 63 (6): 2222. U of Virginia, 2002.

Patton, Paul Douglas. The Prophetic Passion and Imagination of David Mamet. Dissertation Abstracts International,

    Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences, 2002 Aug; 63 (2): 424. Regent U, 2002.

Schuttler, Mary Jane Bitter Laughter: Dark Comedy in the Plays of David Mamet and Wendy Wasserstein. Dissertation

    Abstracts International, Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences, 2004 Dec; 65 (6): 2030. U of Colorado, Boulder,

    2004.

Strasburg, Jeffrey Otto. ‘The Only Way to Teach These People Is to Kill Them’: Pedagogy as Communicative Action in the

    Major Plays of David Mamet.  Dissertation Abstracts International, Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences, 2002

    Oct; 63 (4): 1344. U of Nevada Las Vegas.


Reviews of Dr. Faustus, San Francisco

Berson, Misha. “Enigmatic Playwright David Mamet Crafts Head-Scratching ‘Dr. Faustus’ Fable Can Be Challenge to

    Follow.” Seattle Times 6 April 2004: C2.

Crowder, Marcus. “Mamet’s Dense Script Sells ‘Faustus’ short.” Sacramento Bee 2 March 2004: E1.

Hurwitt, Robert. “It Diverts You a Bit, This Play by Mamet That Tries to wrestle with Words and Big Questions.” San

    Francisco Chronicle 1 March 2004: D1

Wiegand, David. “Mamet Pulls illusionist Ricky Jay Out of the Hat for ‘Faustus’ Debut.” San Francisco Chronicle 1 March

    2004: D3.


Reviews of Oleanna, London

 

Bassett, Kate. ”Theatre: Sex Wars: The Next Generation.” Independent on Sunday 25 April 2004: Features16.

Bedell, Geraldine. “Mormon Becomes Electric: Aaron Eckhart Has Played Opposite Julia Roberts and Gwyneth Paltrow.”

    Guardian 4 April 2004: Review:8. [Preview]

Billington, Michael. “ Mamet’s Shocker Grows Old Gracefully.” Guardian 24 April 2004: 20. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22

    April-3 May 2004: 535.

Brown, Georgina. Rev. of Oleanna. Observer 25 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 537.

Clapp, Susannah. Rev. of Oleanna. Sunday Times 25 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 534.

Coren, Victoria. “Review: Sinister sisterhood of feminists? That’ll be me, then.” The Guardian 2 May 2004: Review 3.

de Jongh, Nicholas. Rev. of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Evening Standard 23 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22

    April-3 May 2004: 534-35.

Foss, Roger. Rev. of Oleanna. What’s On 28 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 537-38.

Gross, John. “Sex Case With an Extra Charge Theatre.” Sunday Telegraph 25 April 2004: Arts 07. Rpt. in Theatre Record

    22 April-3 May 2004: 534.

Halliburton, Racheel. Rev. of Oleanna. Spectator 1 May 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 533-34.

Jardine, Lisa. “Comment & Analysis: Oleanna, Sex and Power Games in the Classroom.” The Guardian (London) 15 May

    2004: 24.

Macaulay, Alastair. “Oleanna Garrick Theatre, London.” Financial Times 26 April 2004: 15. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22

    April-3 May 2004: 536.

Marmion, Patrick. Rev. of Oleanna. Daily Mail 23 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 538.

Nathan, John. Rev. of Oleanna. Jewish Chronicle 30 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 538.

Nightingale, Benedict. Rev. of Oleanna. Times 24 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 537.

Segal, Victoria. Rev. of Oleanna. Sunday Times 25 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 534.

Sierz, Aleks. Rev. of Oleanna. Tribune 25 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 538-39.

Spencer, Charles. “Sexual Bout Still Delivers a Punch First Night.” Daily Telegraph 23 April 2004: 24. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 533.

Stratton, Kate. Rev. of Oleanna. Time Out London 28 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 538.

Street-Porter, Janet. Rev. of Oleanna. Independent on Sunday 25 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004:

    539.

Taylor, Paul. “Oleanna Garrick Theatre.” Independent 26 April 2004: 17. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 534.

Williams, Zoe. “Weekend: Of Muse and Men [Preview].” Guardian Weekend 3 April 2004: 25.

Wolfe, Matt. Rev. of Oleanna. International Herald Tribune 28 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004:

    535.

Woodis, Carole. Rev. of Oleanna. Herald 27 April 2004. Rpt. in Theatre Record 22 April-3 May 2004: 538.


Miscellaneous Performance Reviews

Bevington, David. Rev. of Glengarry Glen Ross. The David Mamet Review 10 (2003): [Steppenwolf].

Brucher, Richard. Rev. of Glengarry Glen Ross. The David Mamet Review 10 (2003): [Lyric Stage, Boston]

Brown, Tony. “Fast-talking ‘Glengarry’ Comes on Strong, Then Falters.” Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio): 19 Feb. 2004: F5. [Charenton Theatre Company]

Cooper, Neil. “Don’t Miss ‘A Life in the Theatre.’” The Herald (Glasgow) 8 Jan. 2004: 2. [Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh]

Crowder, Marcus. “Marriage Is in Droll Evidence as ‘Boston’ Ends B Street’s Year.” Sacramento Bee 9 April 2004: TK8.

Fisher, Mark. “Theatre: A Life in the Theatre: Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh.” Guardian 13 Jan. 2004: 28.

Hurwitt, Robert. “Mamet gets personal but keeps his distance in ‘Old Neighborhood’.” The San Francisco Chronicle 20 Sept. 2003: D1

MacDonald, Sandy. “Clever ‘Boston Marriage’ Has Relevance Today.” Boston Globe 26 Feb. 2004: D8. [Merrimack Repertory]

Mansfield, Susan. “’The Water Engine: It’s Called Progress.” The Scotsman 9 August 2003: 9.

McKeon, Belinda. “Sparkling, Sensual Subversion.” The Irish Times21 Aug. 2004: 7. [Project Arts Dublin]

Nesti, Robert. “Theater Review; Mamet’s ‘Marriage’ Has Lost Its Spark.” Boston Herald 24 February 2004: 39.[Merrimack

    Repertory]

Preston, Rohan. “Review: ‘Boston Marriage.’” Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Mn) 6 Feb. 2004:4B [Guthrie Lab]

Wallace, Richard. “Dark Deeds Abound in ‘Edmond.’” Seattle Times 6 April 2004: C2. [Open Circle]

Weiss, Hedy. Review of Boston Marriage. Chicago Sun- Times 11 Nov. 2003: 42. [Chopin Theatre]


Reviews of the Film,  Spartan

Burr, Ty. “Improbable Twists and Turns.” The Boston Globe 12 March 2004:C1

French, Philip. “The Enemy Within.” Observer 8 Aug. 2004: Review 9.

Dawson, Angela. “‘Spartan’ Inspiration? David Mamet Just Makes It Up.” Chicago Sun-Times 2 April 2004: 23.

Ebert, Roger. “Mamet Touch Makes ‘Spartan’ an Intelligent Thriller.” Chicago Sun-Times 12 March 2004: 34.

Matthews, Jack. “It’s Just a Mamet Tease.” Daily News [New York] 12 March 2004: 50.

McCahill, Michael. “Fast-talking But Not Fast-Moving.” Sunday Telegraph [London] 8 Aug. 2004: Arts 7.

Mitchell, Elvis. “Too Tough To Eat, Sleep Or Be Merry.” The New York Times 14 March 2004: Arts: 13.

Morgenstern, Joe. “Mamet’s Murky ‘Spartan’ Fails to Gather Strength.” USA Today 12 March 2004: 6E.

Salm, Arthur. “’Spartan’ in Mametspeak: This Is Junk.” The San Diego Union-Tribune 11 March 2004: Night & Day 7.

Scott, A. O. “The Thriller According To Mamet.” The New York Times 12 March 2004: E1.

Sterritt, David. “Without a Trace—With Politics.” The Christian Science Monitor 2 March 2004: 14

Thomson, Desson. “’Spartan’ A Winner That Folds Too Soon.” Washington Post 12 March 2004: C1

Verniere, James. “Kilmer Helps Mamet’s ‘Spartan’ Mission.” The Boston Herald 12 March 2004: E17.


Miscellany

Andreeva, Nellie.  “Mamet Developing Series About Elite Terror Squad.” Chicago Sun-Times 25 August 2004: 61. [to develop a drama series for CBS]

Clark, Mike. “Must-See Mamet: ‘Verdict,’ ‘Glengarry,’ ‘Winslow Boy.’” USA Today 9 March 2004: 5D.

Zinoman, Jason. “On Stage and Off: A Mamet Play-Off.” New York Times 4 June 2004: E2.


Book Reviews

Banfield, Chris. “Book Review: David Mamet in Conversation [Ed. Leslie Kane].” New Theatre Quarterly 20.3 (Aug 2004): 294.

Fisher, J. Rev. of David Mamet: A Research and Production Sourcebook [David K. and Janice A. Sauer].  Choice April 2004: 1483+.