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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, Julia A. Walker, Performing Arts Department, C.B. 1108, Washington University in St. Louis, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis MO 63130, 314-935-3568, or via e-mail: tjbooks@artsci.wustl.edu. Titles preceded by an “*” have been assigned to reviewers; titles preceded by a “**” are reviewed in this issue.

Autobiography, Biography, Profile, and Interview

Barry, Paul. A Lifetime with Shakespeare: Notes from an American Director of All 38 Plays. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2010; pp. 242.
Bigsby, Christopher. Arthur Miller, 1962–2005. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011; pp. 590.
*Blau, Herbert. As If: An Autobiography. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011; pp. 274.
Boulton, Agnes, and W. D. King. Part of a Long Story: “Eugene O’Neill as a Young Man in Love.” Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011; pp. 276.
Brown, Mark, ed. Howard Barker Interviews, 1980–2010: Conversations in Catastrophe. Chicago: Intellect, 2011; pp. 214.
Bush-Bailey, Gilli. Performing Herself: Autobiography and Fanny Kelly’s Dramatic Recollections. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2011; pp. 208.
*Cantrell, Tom, and Mary Luckhurst. Playing for Real: Actors on Playing Real People. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010; pp. 162.
Chazin-Bennahum, Judith. René Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011; pp. 278.
Clinton, Craig. Cora Urquhart Potter: The Victorian Actress as Provocateur. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2010; pp. 252.
*Cohen, Lola, ed. The Lee Strasberg Notes. London: Routledge, 2010; pp. 200.
Croall, Jonathan. John Gielgud: Matinee Idol to Movie Star. London: Methuen, 2011; pp. 726.
Dace, Tish. Martin Sherman: Skipping Over Quicksand. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012; pp. 346.
Dircks, Phyllis T. A Literary Edward Albee Companion. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2010; pp. 174.
Donaldson, Ian. Ben Jonson: A Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011; pp. 534.
Eichenbaum, Rose. The Actor Within: Intimate Conversations with Great Actors. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2011; pp. 246.
Epstein, Lawrence J. George Burns: An American Life. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011; pp. 202.
Eyman, Scott. Empire of Dreams: The Epic Life of Cecil B. DeMille. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010; pp. 580.
Hansen, Kathryn. Stages of Life: Indian Theatre Autobiographies. London: Anthem Press, 2011; pp. 374.
Holmgren, Beth. Starring Madame Modjeska: On Tour in Poland and America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012; pp. 408.
*King, William Davies. Another Part of a Long Story: Literary Traces of Eugene O’Neill and Agnes Boulton. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2010; pp. 328.
Leask, Margaret. Lena Ashwell: Actress, Patriot, Pioneer. Hertfordshire, UK: University of Hertforshire Press, 2012; pp. 320.
Lewin, Yael Tamar. Night’s Dancer: The Life of Janet Collins, with Her Unfinished Autobiography. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2011; pp. 362.
Lindfors, Bernth. Ira Aldridge: The Early Years, 1807–1833, vol. 1. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2011; pp. 388.
———. Ira Aldridge: The Vagabond Years, 1833–1852, vol. 2. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2011; pp. 244.
Lindsay, Robert. Letting Go. London: Thorogood, 2011; pp. 294.
*Moraga, Cherríe L., and Celia Herrera Rodriguez. A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness: Writings, 2000–2010. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011; pp. 280.
*Prideaux, Sue. Strindberg: A Life. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012; pp. 352.
Sekirin, Peter, ed. Memories of Chekhov: Accounts of the Writer from His Family, Friends, and Contemporaries. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011; pp. 216.
Starr, Larry. George Gershwin. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010; pp. 194.
Stiles, Kristine, ed. Correspondence Course: an Epistolary History of Carolee Schneemann and Her Circle. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010; pp. 514.
Strom, Robert. Lady of Burlesque: The Career of Gypsy Rose Lee. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011; pp. 236.
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.
Vakhtangov, Yevgeny. Andrei Malaev-Babel, ed. The Vakhtangov...

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ISSN
1086-332X
Print ISSN
0192-2882
Pages
pp. 476-486
Launched on MUSE
2012-10-25
Open Access
No
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