Dramatic Strategies in the Plays of Edward Bond
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BeschreibungIn this book, Jenny Spencer presents an in-depth examination of Bond's work.
InhaltsverzeichnisList of illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Violence and voyeurism; 3. Rereading history; 4. Rewriting classics; 5. Political parables; 6. Social pleasures; 7. Reading the present; 8. Remembering the future; Notes; Index.
Pressestimmen'Jenny Spencer has written a dynamic, original and knowledgeable study. She probes Bond's plays deeply and is responsive to contemporary trends in drama criticism.' Ruby Cohn 'Bond is arguably one of the most important dramatists writing in England over four decades ... Professor Spencer appreciates Bond in the full sense of that verb: she consistently views him in his historical context (not only political but theatrical), and she understands his socialist project for the stage ... Surveying plays from the Bond canon against this fully defined background, from the Bond canon against this fully defined background. Professor Spencer's book is a seminal work on contemporary theatre.' Jill Levenson
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1992
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten