HOWARD BARKER PLAYS ONE

Author(s): BARKER HOWARD

Fiction

The first volume in Oberon's new edition of Howard Barker's plays, this includes some of his most acclaimed work. A forthright discussion of the role of the artist in society, "Scenes from an Execution" is set in the aftermath of the Battle of Lepanto. "Victory" follows the story of a widow seeking to reinvent herself in the aftermath of the civil war. "The Europeans" takes place in 1683 after the siege of Vienna and is a tragic meditation on the everlasting conflict between Christianity and Islam. "The Possibilities" are ten short plays that weigh the advantages of surrender and resistance in a chaotic world...

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General Fields

  • : 9781840026122
  • : Oberon Books Ltd
  • : UNKNOWN
  • : April 2006
  • : 210mm X 130mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : BARKER HOWARD
  • : Paperback
  • : 822.914
  • : 284