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Hyperbole Books, an imprint of San Diego State University Press, is proud to announce the release of THE HURT BUSINESS: OLIVER MAYER'S EARLY WORKS [+] PLUS, edited by William A. Nericcio. The beautifully-designed album/book contains the full, edited, updated scripts from Mayer's plays YOUNG VALIANT, BLADE TO THE HEAT and JOY OF THE DESOLATE; it also includes interviews with Mayer, critical analyses, photographs, ephemera, Mayer's poetry and other textual surprises.
About the Playwright
Mayer, an Associate Professor at USC's School of Theatre, did his undergraduate work at Worcester College, Oxford and Cornell University, where he completed his undergraduate degree--his MFA was completed at Columbia University. Mayer, whose literary papers are archived at the Stanford University Libraries, was voted one of the nation's "100 Coolest" people by BUZZ Magazine in the late 90s, and, having survived this brush with fame and fortune, he continues to grow and evolve positioning him as one of the more singular playwrights in the American Arts scene.
About the EditorWilliam Nericcio is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at San Diego State University where he also runs a cultural studies MA program, MALAS--the Master of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences. Best known for his work Tex[t]-Mex: Seductive Hallucination of the "Mexican" in America, he is also the editor of a collection on John Steinbeck, Homer from Salinas: John Steinbeck's Enduring Voice for California.