Essays on George F. Walker: Playing with Anxiety

Essays on George F. Walker: Playing with Anxiety

by Chris Johnson, C. Johnson
     
 

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From his plundering of elements from B-movies and melodrama in early plays like Zastrozzi and Beyond Mozambique to the uneasy satire and the class politics of the East End and the Power plays, and now most recently in the shape of “Suburban Motel,” a cycle of six new plays, George F. Walker has not only created a substantial and

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From his plundering of elements from B-movies and melodrama in early plays like Zastrozzi and Beyond Mozambique to the uneasy satire and the class politics of the East End and the Power plays, and now most recently in the shape of “Suburban Motel,” a cycle of six new plays, George F. Walker has not only created a substantial and impressive body of work, but impressed it all with his unique “Walkeresque” stamp—brash, assertive, perceptive, genuinely perverse, often wonky, and very, very funny. Toronto’s most-produced and internationally recognized playwright, Walker’s plays have appeared on stages in London and New York, across North America and around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780921368823
Publisher:
Talonbooks, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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