The Methuen Book of Sixties Drama: Roots, Serjeant Musgrave's Dance, Loot, Early Morning, and The Ruling Class

The Methuen Book of Sixties Drama: Roots, Serjeant Musgrave's Dance, Loot, Early Morning, and The Ruling Class

by John Arden, Arnold Wesker
     
 

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This volume contains major works by five of the most important playwrights to emerge during the late fifties and early sixties. Bold, challenging, and iconoclastic, these plays are landmarks of postwar British theatre.

Roots: "The passion of Mr. Wesker's theme is matched by the living fire in his writing ... its quality is undiminished by the passing

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This volume contains major works by five of the most important playwrights to emerge during the late fifties and early sixties. Bold, challenging, and iconoclastic, these plays are landmarks of postwar British theatre.

Roots: "The passion of Mr. Wesker's theme is matched by the living fire in his writing ... its quality is undiminished by the passing years."—Bernard Levin

Serjeant Musgrave's Dance: "A spellbinding, mind-challenging drama that touches greatness."—Michael Billington, Guardian

Loot: "[Orton] is the Oscar Wilde of the Welfare State gentility."—Observer

Early Morning: "A gargantuan Swiftean metaphor of universal consumption."—Observer

The Ruling Class: "A scorching and savage tragedy, yet its jokes are innumerable."—Sunday Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780413762801
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Series:
Play Anthologies Series
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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