One of Britain's greatest living contemporary dramatists, Edward Bond is widely studied by schools and colleges. The collection includes a commentary by the author. In The War Plays (Red Black and Ignorant, The Tin Can People, Great Peace): "Bond particularises daunting themes and subjects, but examines them within the context of every day life. His platform is a trilogy of plays that deal with the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust. The first, - a quick, telling chronicle of a life destroyed before it ever got lived - puts forth Bond's notions of contemporary cultural corruption and conditioning. In play two the demoralised inheritors of a ravaged earth try to rationalise an existence predicated on death. The third play enlarges the issues by focussing on a post-apocalyptic Mother Courage for whom schizoid suffering becomes a survival technique." (Time Out).
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Descrizione libro Heinemann, 1991. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0413646009
Descrizione libro Heinemann, 1991. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: This volume brings together Edward Bond's three "war plays" - "Red, Black and Ignorant", "The Tin Can People" and "Great Peace". Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0413646009