The Cryptogram Summary
David Mamet

Everything you need to understand or teach The Cryptogram by David Mamet.

  • 13 Literature Criticisms

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David Mamet Biographies (3)

1,602 words, approx. 6 pages
Playwright and screenwriter David Mamet is highly praised for his accurate rendering of American vernacular, through which he explores the relationship between language and behavior. Born in Chicago, ... Read more
3,770 words, approx. 13 pages
"In this country of incessant obbligatos accompanying all activity--music in offices, and elevators, tapes in cars, radios in restaurants--Mamet has heard the ultimate Muzak, the dissonant din of peop... Read more
7,133 words, approx. 24 pages
David Mamet was born and raised in Chicago. "We have some strange local mythology. No Chicagoan makes gangster jokes or thinks of the City as particularly violent (which it isn't). (Al Capone did say,... Read more
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