The Dispute

The Dispute

by Pierre de Marivaux, Neil Bartlett
     
 

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What if four children had been kept locked away in darkness and complete isolation since birth? What if, tonight, they were to be released? How would bodies and minds reared in darkness respond to the first words, the first lies, the first kisses? What if you got to watch? Cruel, erotic and elegant by turn, The Dispute is rightly regarded as one of Marivaux’s

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What if four children had been kept locked away in darkness and complete isolation since birth? What if, tonight, they were to be released? How would bodies and minds reared in darkness respond to the first words, the first lies, the first kisses? What if you got to watch? Cruel, erotic and elegant by turn, The Dispute is rightly regarded as one of Marivaux’s masterpieces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849439565
Publisher:
OBERON BOOKS Ltd
Publication date:
02/26/1999
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
File size:
2 MB

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Director Neil Bartlett’s translations include plays by Molière, Racine, Marivaux, Labiche and von Kleist. Adaptations include A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and Camille. Oberon Books also publishes Solo Voices and Queer Voices, two collections of his monologues, and his plays In Extremis and Or You Could Kiss Me, both of which were first staged at the National Theatre.

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