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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 electronic mail: tjbooks@artsci.wustl.edu. Titles preceded by “*” have been assigned to reviewers. Titles preceded by “**” 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.
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.
Chazin-Bennahum, Judith. René Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011; pp. 278.
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.
———. Ellen Terry. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012; pp. 546.
Croall, Jonathan. John Gielgud: Matinee Idol to Movie Star. London: Methuen, 2011; pp. 726.
Cummings, Scott T. Maria Irene Fornes. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2013; pp. 224.
Dace, Tish. Martin Sherman: Skipping Over Quicksand. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012; pp. 346.
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.
Emeljanow, Victor. Henry Beerbohm Tree. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012; pp. 444.
Epstein, Lawrence J. George Burns: An American Life. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011; pp. 202.
Erdman, Andrew. Queen of Vaudeville: The Story of Eva Tanguay. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012; pp. 320.
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.
Leask, Margaret. Lena Ashwell: Actress, Patriot, Pioneer. Hertfordshire: 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’s 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.
Malina, Judith. The Piscator Notebook. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2012; pp. 224.
*Moraga, Cherríe L., and Celia Herrera Rodriguez. A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness: Writings, 2000–2010. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011; pp. 280.
Nash, Elizabeth. Geraldine Farrar: Opera’s Charismatic Innovator. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012; pp. 188.
Pollack, Howard. Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012; pp. 622.
*Prideaux, Sue. Strindberg: A Life. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012; pp. 352.
*Richtarik, Marilynn. Stewart Parker: A Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012; pp. 432.
Sekirin, Peter, ed. Memories of Chekhov: Accounts of the Writer from His Family, Friends, and Contemporaries. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011; pp. 216.
Strom, Robert. Lady of Burlesque: The Career of Gypsy Rose Lee. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011; pp. 236.
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...

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ISSN
1086-332X
Print ISSN
0192-2882
Pages
pp. 154-162
Launched on MUSE
2013-03-19
Open Access
No
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