This title offers an up-to-date survey of the key criticism on the full range of this widely-studied contemporary dramatist's work, engaging with Mamet's work in film as well as in the theatre. Mamet is one of the most widely-studied contemporary dramatists. This title covers the full range of Mamet's work for both the theatre and film. It offers one of the most up-to-date surveys of criticism on Mamet.David Mamet is arguably the most important living American playwright. This Guide provides an up-to-date study of the key criticism on the full range of Mamet's work. It engages with his work in film as well as in the theatre, offering a synoptic overview of, and critical commentary on, the scholarly criticism of each play, screenplay or film.