Catalogue


Edward Bond: a critical study /
Peter Billingham.
imprint
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, c2013
description
xi, 182 p.
ISBN
0230367399 (hardback), 9780230367395 (hardback)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, c2013
isbn
0230367399 (hardback)
9780230367395 (hardback)
contents note
Machine generated contents note: -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- INTRODUCTION: 'Wearing Dead Men's Clothes': Addressing the Past, Re-Dressing the Future -- Interview 1. 'The Human Voice Will Comfort us': Edward Bond in Interview with Peter Billingham -- 1. 'Your Morality is Violence': Politicising the Past -- Interview 2. 'Staging Saved': Sean Holmes in Interview with Peter Billingham -- 2. 'Learning to Sing in the Ruins': The Later Plays, 1995-2012 -- Interview 3. 'Tell me a Story': Chris Cooper in Interview with Peter Billingham -- CONCLUSION: 'Was Anything Done?'.
abstract
"This new study of one of Britain's greatest modern playwrights represents the first major, extended discussion of Edward Bond's work in over twenty years. The book combines rigorous and readable analysis and discussion of Bond's plays and ideas about drama and society. For the first time, there is also discussion of selected plays from his later, post-2000 period, including Innocence and There Will Be More, alongside explorations of widely studied plays such as Saved. "--
catalogue key
9220810
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-179).
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
An in-depth, exhaustive exploration of Bond's output over a fifty-year career, combining rigorous analysis and discussion of plays such as 'Saved' and 'Innocence'.
Long Description
This new study of one of Britain's greatest modern playwrights represents the first major, extended discussion of Edward Bond's work in over twenty years. Combining rigorous and readable analysis and discussion of Bond's plays and ideas about drama and society, it also features interviews featuring Bond himself and two major directors of his work. For the first time there is also discussion of selected plays from his later, post-2000 period, including Innocence and There Will Be More, alongside explorations of widely studied plays such as Saved.
Long Description
This new study of one of Britain's greatest modern playwrights represents the first major, extended discussion of Edward Bond's work in over twenty years. The book combines rigorous and readable analysis and discussion of Bond's plays and ideas about drama and society. For the first time, there is also discussion of selected plays from his later, post-2000 period, including Innocence and There Will Be More, alongside explorations of widely studied plays such as Saved.
Main Description
This new study of one of Britains greatest modern playwrights represents the first major, extended discussion of Edward Bonds work in over twenty years. Combining rigorous and readable analysis and discussion of Bonds plays and ideas about drama and society, it also features interviews featuring Bond himself and two major directors of his work. For the first time there is also discussion of selected plays from his later, post-2000 period, including Innocence and There Will Be More, alongside explorations of widely studied plays such as Saved.
Main Description
This new study of one of Britain's greatest modern playwrights represents the first major, extended discussion of Edward Bond's work in over twenty years. The book combines rigorous and readable analysis and discussion of Bond's plays and ideas about drama and society. For the first time, there is also discussion of selected plays from his later, post-2000 period, including "Innocence" and "There Will Be More," alongside explorations of widely studied plays such as "Saved."
Main Description
This new study of one of Britain's greatest modern playwrights represents the first major, extended discussion of Edward Bond's work in over twenty years. The book combines rigorous and readable analysis and discussion of Bond's plays and ideas about drama and society. For the first time, there is also discussion of selected plays from his later, post-2000 period, including Innocence and There Will Be More , alongside explorations of widely studied plays such as Saved .

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