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Edgar Plays 1 (Methuen Paperback)

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Publisher Comments:

This volume contains the best of David Edgar's work from the seventies

The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs is an adaptation of the famous South African writer's diaries and deals with solitary confinement and loneliness - "a remarkable, persuasive picture." (Observer); Mary Barnes is based in a commune in the sixties and focuses on schizophrenia "promulgating the theory that schizophrenia can be effectively treated through behaviourist methods alone"; Saigon Rose tackles venereal disease and is "intriguing and entertaining…Edgar handles his themes - loss of innocence and a sense of betrayal - in a bitty, playful style laced with black comedy" (Independent); Oh Fair Jerusalem deals with the black death and Destiny deals with the loss of Empire and the rise of fascism in contemporary Britain "A play which astonished me with its intelligence, density, sympathy and finely controlled anger." Dennis Potter (Sunday Times).

Synopsis:

Offers the best of David Edgar's work from the seventies: The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs, Mary Barnes, Saigon Rose, O Fair Jerusalem and Destiny. Reissued in the new Contemporary Dramatists series.

Synopsis:

David Edgar has the rare ability to write big but subtle plays which people want to see.--Independent

Table of Contents

The jail Diary of Albie Sachs — Mary Barnes — Saigon Rose — O fair Jerusalem — Destiny.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780413152206
Other:
Barnes, Mary
Other:
Sachs, Albie
Author:
Edgar, David
Publisher:
Heinemann Educational Books
Location:
London ;
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
British and irish drama (dramatic works by on
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Subject:
British & Irish
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Contemporary Dramatists
Series Volume:
v. 129, art. 1
Publication Date:
19880531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 1 in 1 lb

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Product details 416 pages Methuen - English 9780413152206 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Offers the best of David Edgar's work from the seventies: The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs, Mary Barnes, Saigon Rose, O Fair Jerusalem and Destiny. Reissued in the new Contemporary Dramatists series.
"Synopsis" by , David Edgar has the rare ability to write big but subtle plays which people want to see.--Independent
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