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About Stoppard
By Jim Hunter

About Stoppard


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About Stoppard by Jim Hunter

Book Description

In About Stoppard, Jim Hunter charts the work of a leading living dramatist who has brought delight to the world's theatres for more than forty years. The book presents a series of new interviews, with Tom Stoppard himself and with the practitioners who put his work on stage, such as directors Peter Wood, Trevor Nunn and Richard Eyre, lighting and set designers, and actors Felicity Kendal, John Wood, Essie Davis, Stephen Dillane and Simon Russell Beale. There's also a wealth of digest material and an extensive introduction which places Stoppard's plays in context, making this volume an indispensable guide for anyone interested in the work of this sensational playwright.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571220236
ISBN-10: 0571220231
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 127mm x 23mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jim Hunter

Jim Hunter is the author of two previous studies of Stoppard (including the Faber Critical Guide to Rosencrantz, Jumpers, Travesties and Arcadia) as well as of other critical works and novels. A former teacher and headmaster, he is now an associate lecturer with the Open University.

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