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  • Books Received

Theatre Journal publishes primarily reviews of scholarly works of theatre criticism, history, and theory. All books received are listed here as a courtesy to publishers. Listing does not preclude subsequent review. Interested reviewers should send a resume and a letter indicating areas of expertise to the Book Review Editor, Ryan Claycomb, Dept. of English, Colson Hall, West Virginia University, PO Box 6296, Morgantown, WV 26506, 304-293-9710, or via electronic mail: tjbookreviews@gmail.com. Titles preceded by an “*” have been assigned to reviewers. Titles preceded by a “**” are reviewed in this issue.

Autobiography, Biography, Profile, and Interview

*Alonso, Harriet Hyman. Yip Harburg: Legendary Lyricist and Human Rights Activist. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2012; pp. 312.
**Blau, Herbert. As If: An Autobiography, volume 1. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011; pp. 302.
Bloom, Arthur W. Edwin Booth: A Biography and Performance History. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2013; pp. 358.
Brevard, Lisa Pertillar. Whoopi Goldberg on Stage and Screen. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2013; pp. 264.
Brotherton, Jamie, and Ted Okuda. Dorothy Lee: The Life and Films of the Wheeler and Woolsey Girl. Jefferson, NC: MacFarland, 2013; pp. 188.
Chouhan, Anjna, and Denis Salter, eds. Henry Irving. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012; pp. 358.
Cockin, Katharine. The Collected Letters of Ellen Terry, vol. 3: 1894–1898. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012; pp. 400.
———, ed. Ellen Terry. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012; pp. 546.
———. Ellen Terry: Spheres of Influence. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011; pp. 206.
Crespy, David. Richard Barr: The Playwright’s Producer. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2013; pp. 292.
Cummings, Scott T. Maria Irene Fornes. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2012; pp. 232.
Dace, Tish. Martin Sherman: Skipping Over Quicksand. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012; pp. 346.
DeRochi, Jack E., and Daniel J. Ennis, eds. Richard Brinsley Sheridan: The Impresario in Political and Cultural Context. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2013; pp. 308.
Dudeck, Theresa Robbins. Keith Johnstone: A Critical Biography. London: Bloomsbury, 2013; pp. 218.
Emeljanow, Victor. Henry Beerbohm Tree. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012; pp. 444.
Erdman, Andrew. Queen of Vaudeville: The Story of Eva Tanguay. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012; pp. 320.
Hadfield, Andrew. Edmund Spenser: A Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012; pp. 624.
Hammett, Chad, ed. Two Prospectors: The Letters of Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2013; pp. 400.
Holmgren, Beth. Starring Madame Modjeska: On Tour in Poland and America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012; pp. 408.
Leask, Margaret. Lena Ashwell: Actress, Patriot, Pioneer. Hertfordshire: University of Hertforshire Press, 2012; pp. 320.
Lemon, Ralph. Come Home Charlie Patton. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2013; pp. 230.
**Malina, Judith. The Piscator Notebook. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2012; pp. 256.
Nash, Elizabeth. Geraldine Farrar: Opera’s Charismatic Innovator. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012; pp. 188.
Price, Diana. Shakespeare’s Unorthodox Biography: New Evidence of an Authorship Problem. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2012; pp. 384.
Richtarik, Marilynn. Stewart Parker: A Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012; pp. 432.
Shelley, Peter. The Life and Films of Sandy Dennis. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2014; pp. 224.
Sheridan, Peter. Break a Leg: A Memoir. Dublin: New Island, 2012; pp. 336.
Sutter, L. M. Arlie Latham: A Baseball Biography of the Freshest Man on Earth. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012; pp. 280.
Tichler, Rosemarie, and Barry Jay Kaplan. The Playwright at Work: Conversations. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2012; pp. 324.
Tucker, David C. Eve Arden: A Chronicle of All Film, Television, Radio, and Stage Performances. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012; pp. 198.
Wood, Gerald C., and Marion Castleberry, eds. The Voice of an American Playwright: Interviews with Horton Foote. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2012; pp. 354.
Zeruk, James, Jr. Peg Entwistle and the Hollywood Sign Suicide: A Biography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2014; pp. 246.
Zimmers, Tighe E. Lyrical Satirical Harold Rome: A Biography of the Broadway Composer-Lyricist. Jefferson, NC...

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ISSN
1086-332X
Print ISSN
0192-2882
Pages
pp. 320-328
Launched on MUSE
2014-05-19
Open Access
No
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