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.
Buy About Stoppard book by Jim Hunter from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(198mm x 127mm x 23mm)
Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Country of Publication:
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.