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This is the first full-length survey of one of the leading playwrights of the postwar generation. Through his career as playwright, filmmaker, and director, David Hare has been at the forefront of modern theater and his work is frequently seen as a reflection of the contemporary political and `ocial environment of Britain. In a thorough and fascinating analysis, Carol Homden examines the works of David Hare, including the film versions of Plenty, Pravda, and Wetherby, as well as the plays he has written for the Royal National Theatre. Homden also discusses Hare's most recent plays and identifies a new direction for the playwright.Read more
- First book-length analysis of David Hare and his work
- Completely up-to-date, including the latest plays by Hare
- Includes information on each major work and reference list of all plays
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- Date Published: March 1995
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521427180
- length: 276 pages
- dimensions: 216 x 140 x 16 mm
- weight: 0.35kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Introduction: a statement of departure
1. The sixties revolution
2. Stepping into the past
3. A turning over
4. The people's war and peace
5. Sense of an ending
6. The foundry of lies
7. Dreams of leaving
8. Drawing a map of the world
9. All our escapes
10. Painting pictures
11. The moment of unification
13. Heading home?
14. Stepping into the future
Conclusion: a statement of arrival
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