Captive Audience by Thomas Fahy
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Captive Audience
By Thomas Fahy

Captive Audience

Prison and Captivity in Contemporary Theatre

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Captive Audience by Thomas Fahy

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The first collection on this important topic, Captive Audience examines the social, gendered, ethnic, and cultural problems of incarceration as explored in contemporary theatre. Beginning with an essay by Harold Pinter, the original contributions discuss work including Harold Pinter's screenplays for The Handmaid's Tale and The Trial, Theatrical Prison Projects and Marat/Sade. Kimball King, Thomas Fahy, Rena Fraden, Tiffany Ana Lopez, Fiona Mills, Harold Pinter, Ann C. Hall, Christopher C. Hudgins, Pamela Cooper, Robert F. Gross, Claudia Barnett, Lois Gordon

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415965804
ISBN-10: 0415965802
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas Fahy

Thomas Fahy is Lecturer in English at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. He resides in Shell Beach, California. Kimball King is Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He resides in Chapel Hill, NC.

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