Further Reading

(Drama Criticism)

CRITICISM

Bechtel, Roger. “P. C. Power Play: Language and Representation in David Mamet's Oleanna.Theatre Studies 41 (1996): 29-48.

Examines the importance of intent behind language and explores the power of words to bond and destroy in Oleanna.

Garner, Jr., Stanton B. “Framing the Classroom: Pedagogy, Power, Oleanna.Theatre Topics 10, no. 1 (March 2000): 39-52.

Documents Garner's use of Oleanna as part of the curriculum for his college drama course. Garner discusses the reactions of his students to the play and his perspective as a professor.

Gidmark, Jill B....

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