Blasted and Phaedre's Love

Blasted and Phaedre's Love

by Sarah Kane
     
 

In January 1995, Sarah Kane's first full-length play, Blasted, opened at the Royal Court Theatre. It became the cause celebre of the theatrical year, making front-page headlines and outraging critics with its depiction of rape, torture and violence in civil war. This two-play volume brings together Blasted and Phaedra's Love, Kane's radical reworking of Seneca's… See more details below

Overview

In January 1995, Sarah Kane's first full-length play, Blasted, opened at the Royal Court Theatre. It became the cause celebre of the theatrical year, making front-page headlines and outraging critics with its depiction of rape, torture and violence in civil war. This two-play volume brings together Blasted and Phaedra's Love, Kane's radical reworking of Seneca's classical tragedy of incest and unrequited lust, which premiered at the Gate Theatre, London, in May 1996.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780413709400
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
11/11/1996
Series:
Methuen Modern Plays Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
4.93(w) x 7.77(h) x 0.28(d)

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