Free State: A South African Response to Chekhov's

Free State: A South African Response to Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard"

by Janet Suzman
     
 

A stirring new version of The Cherry Orchard set in post-apartheid South Africa

This powerful version of Chekhov's famous drama of disillusionment, The Cherry Orchard, is set in rural South Africa on a farm producing cherry trees immediately after the restoration of democracy to South Africa in 1994. Within this context, alive with class conflict and racial

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A stirring new version of The Cherry Orchard set in post-apartheid South Africa

This powerful version of Chekhov's famous drama of disillusionment, The Cherry Orchard, is set in rural South Africa on a farm producing cherry trees immediately after the restoration of democracy to South Africa in 1994. Within this context, alive with class conflict and racial tension, Chekhov's potent drama of domestic strife and relationships suddenly takes on a stark political reality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780413743305
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
02/17/2000
Series:
Modern Plays Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.37(d)

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