Oh, To Be In England

Oh, To Be In England

by David Pinner
     
 

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A dark comedy examining what it means to live in an ex-empire in economic free-fall, and the political and personal extremism that results when all other belief is lost. A middle-aged Englishman, bred to believe in his innate
superiority as a birthright of class, race, and gender, loses his job in the City, left to flounder impotently in the world.

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A dark comedy examining what it means to live in an ex-empire in economic free-fall, and the political and personal extremism that results when all other belief is lost. A middle-aged Englishman, bred to believe in his innate
superiority as a birthright of class, race, and gender, loses his job in the City, left to flounder impotently in the world.

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"David Pinner’s 1976 play powerfully demonstrates how the patriotic clichés of our literary tradition can become a veritable lifeline for the diehard Anglocentric… Pinner’s dialogue is intelligent and witty"—Emily Hawes, Time Out

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ISBN-13:
9781849430562
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
10/18/2011
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.30(d)

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