Jul 05, 2020
Plays 4: The Cryptogram / Oleanna / The Old Neighborhood
Posted by David Mamet

A collection of outstanding plays from one of America s greatest playwrights Cryptogram Mamet s play suggests that deception is an endless spiralling process that eventually corrodes the soul But it also harps on a theme that runs right throughout Mamet s work the notion that we use words as a destructive social camouflage to lie to others and ourselves And here througA collection of outstanding plays from one of America s greatest playwrights Cryptogram Mamet s play suggests that deception is an endless spiralling process that eventually corrodes the soul But it also harps on a theme that runs right throughout Mamet s work the notion that we use words as a destructive social camouflage to lie to others and ourselves And here through all the repetitions, half sentences and echoing encounter of one question with another, you feel the characters devalue experience through their use of language As Del cries in desperation at the end, If we could speak the truth for one instant, then we would be free Mamet s point is that we are held spiritually captive by our bluster and evasions Michael Billington, Guardian Oleanna An exploration of male femal conflicts which cogently demonstrates that whe free thought and dialogue are imperilled, nobody wins Independent The Old Neighborhood Mamet, ranked with Miller, Albee and Shepard as America s finest living playwrights, distills the raw, rank flavour of people wading down streams of consciousness A play of riveting disquiet Evening Standard

  • Title: Plays 4: The Cryptogram / Oleanna / The Old Neighborhood
  • Author: David Mamet
  • ISBN: 9780413771322
  • Page: 190
  • Format: None
  • Plays The Cryptogram Oleanna The Old Neighborhood A collection of outstanding plays from one of America s greatest playwrights Cryptogram Mamet s play suggests that deception is an endless spiralling process that eventually corrodes the soul But it a

    Doug

    Oleanna was my favorite I read these all blind so that s all I m going to say.


    j_ay

    Oleanna oThe Cryptogram ooThe Old Neighborhood ooo



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