Wesker Plays: 1

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"Wesker's reputation has survived the vicissitudes of fashion ... (the plays') widespread and lasting popularity indicates a universality of theme and a strong sense of theatre ... what we continue to value in him most is the sheer vitality of his art. He is a natural writer."?Margaret Drabble

Chicken Soup with Barley, Roots, and I'm Talking About Jerusalem:

"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

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Overview

"Wesker's reputation has survived the vicissitudes of fashion ... (the plays') widespread and lasting popularity indicates a universality of theme and a strong sense of theatre ... what we continue to value in him most is the sheer vitality of his art. He is a natural writer."—Margaret Drabble

Chicken Soup with Barley, Roots, and I'm Talking About Jerusalem:

"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

"The theme is a vast one and Mr. Wesker is splendidly equipped to handle it. Like many Jewish writers, he thinks internationally, yet feels domestically; and it is this combination of attributes that enables him to bring gigantic events and ordinary people into the same sharp focus."—Kenneth Tynan, Observer

"A trilogy which will act as a monument to its era."—Daily Mail

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780413758309
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 7/1/2003
  • Series: Contemporary Dramatists Series
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Chronology vii
Introduction ix
Chicken Soup with Barley 3
Roots 81
I'm Talking about Jerusalem 159
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