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16 November 2017 | by Mark Lawson

Mamet's 1983 play about property sharks retains its economic relevance


Mamet's 1983 play about property sharks retains its economic relevance

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David Mamet’s property-conners in Glengarry Glen Ross represent the next mutation of capitalism after Willy Loman in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman – and the progression of American politics: the play was provoked by the red-meat economics of Ronald Reagan, which have subsequently been reheated by George W. Bush, and now President Trump.





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