Deathtraps: The Postmodern Comedy Thriller Marvin A. Carlson

ISBN: 9780253208262

Published: August 1st 1993

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224 pages


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Deathtraps: The Postmodern Comedy Thriller  by  Marvin A. Carlson

Deathtraps: The Postmodern Comedy Thriller by Marvin A. Carlson
August 1st 1993 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 224 pages | ISBN: 9780253208262 | 4.43 Mb

This is an extremely intelligent, interesting, and well written book. --Murder Is Academic... compelling analysis of the comedy thriller... --Theatre Studies... almost as much fun to read as is seeing the actual plays discussed... --JournalMoreThis is an extremely intelligent, interesting, and well written book. --Murder Is Academic... compelling analysis of the comedy thriller... --Theatre Studies... almost as much fun to read as is seeing the actual plays discussed... --Journal of Popular CultureThe phenomenal success of such plays as Deathtrap and Sleuth heralded the advent of a new form of detective play--the comedy thriller.

Carlson takes the wraps off the comedy thriller and reveals its postmodern effects. He looks at all the elements of the thriller--openings, settings, characters, plot lines, the role of the audience, and endings--and shows how they work to overturn the conventions of realism in detective drama.



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