Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
Look Inside Dramatic Strategies in the Plays of Edward Bond

Dramatic Strategies in the Plays of Edward Bond

  • Date Published: January 2007
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521034890

Paperback

Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Hardback


Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • Edward Bond is considered one of Britain's most important and innovative playwrights today. In this book, Jenny Spencer presents an in-depth examination of Bond's work and sheds new light on the state of contemporary British drama. Rather than a chronological discussion, Spencer evaluates the plays through the dramatic strategies and techniques which are key elements in Bond's theatre. In a fascinating analysis of the plays as well as previously unpublished material, and in discussion with the playwright himself, Spencer provides insights into Edward Bond and his style of theatre.

    • Spencer discussed plays and interpretation with Bond himself and has used this information in her analysis
    • Presents previously unpublished material
    • Offers an in-depth examination of Bond within the social and historical context of post-war and contemporary British theatre
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    'Jenny Spencer has written a dynamic, original and knowledgeable study. She probes Bond's plays deeply and is responsive to contemporary trends in drama criticism.' Ruby Cohn

    'Bond is arguably one of the most important dramatists writing in England over four decades … Professor Spencer appreciates Bond in the full sense of that verb: she consistently views him in his historical context (not only political but theatrical), and she understands his socialist project for the stage … Surveying plays from the Bond canon against this fully defined background, from the Bond canon against this fully defined background. Professor Spencer's book is a seminal work on contemporary theatre.' Jill Levenson

    See more reviews

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: January 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521034890
    • length: 288 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.438kg
    • contains: 11 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Acknowledgments
    1. Introduction
    2. Violence and voyeurism
    3. Rereading history
    4. Rewriting classics
    5. Political parables
    6. Social pleasures
    7. Reading the present
    8. Remembering the future
    Notes
    Index.

  • Author

    Jenny S. Spencer

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×