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Peter Shaffer

Dennis A. Klein

Peter Shaffer

by Dennis A. Klein

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shaffer, Peter, 1926- -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDennis A. Klein.
    SeriesTwayne"s English authors series ;, TEAS 261
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6037.H23 Z7 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 261 p. :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1733495M
    ISBN 100805770240
    LC Control Number92038258

    An unreservedly jubilant celebration of Peter Shaffer as a person, as a dramatist, as a friend and colleague.” When Shaffer died in June , there was a sense of an ending unfulfilled – his was a spirit, a mind, a voice that cannot just simply leave this world, we will . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages ; 20 cm: Contents: Peter Shaffer and his early career - the novels and broadcast plays; launching a theatre career - "Five Finger Exercise"; four one-act comedies and "Shrivings"; widening the creative lens - "The Royal Hunt of the Sun"; "Equus" and the mature Shaffer; .

    Peter Shaffer, Writer: Amadeus. Educated St Paul's School & Trinity College, Cambridge. Worked in Aquisitions Dept. of New York Public Library and for music publisher Boosey & Hawkes before finding fame as tion: Writer, Miscellaneous Crew. Name: Black Comedy By Peter Shaffer Downloads: Link -> Black Comedy By Peter Shaffer ebook Black Comedy By Peter Shaffer ibook download Paul Shaffer attends the Apollo Theater Spring Gala in New York City. For 33 years, Paul Shaffer has been the warm to David Letterman’s cool, the Ed to his Johnny and the Peaches to his Herb. Sir Peter Levin Shaffer, CBE (/ ˈ ʃ æ f ər /; 15 May.

    Description: Peter Shaffer: Theatre and Drama is an accessible, informed survey of Peter Shaffer's work to date. Covering much ground, the book brings a fresh and original approach to this playwright's drama, incorporating discussion of every play in his canon. Equus: A Play by Peter Shaffer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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