Death and the Ploughman
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Death and the Ploughman by Johannes Von Saaz
Book DescriptionA hugely acclaimed new play based on a 15th century Bohemian story Written in the 15th century by the Bohemian humanist and writer Johannes Von Saaz, Death and the Ploughman is a tragic dialogue between Death and a recently widowed farmer. It is here dramatised by the acclaimed translator Michael West as an adversarial duel where the farmer's defence of mankind is as strong as Death's ruthless prosecution of his own cause."Quite extraordinary...This translation is an eloquent one, filled with jewelled words and edged debate, a tribute to the original author and a serious achievement by his successor" - Irish Times "Immensely personal, manifestly sceptical of received religious wisdom, and utterly fascinating, a Durer engraving given audible life" - Sunday Independent Death and the Ploughman is published to tie in with its production at the Gate Theatre, London in October 2002 Praise for Michael West's FOLEY: "a gem" (Sunday Independent); "Splendidly crafted" (Washington Post); "Simply superb" (Irish Times)
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780413773036
(198mm x 129mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Johannes Von Saaz
Michael West has worked on a number of collaborations with the Dublin-based Corn Exchange Theatre Company in the past, including Everyday, Dublin by Lamplight, Foley, Lolita (a co-production with the Abbey Theatre) and A Play on Two Chairs. He has translated or adapted many texts, including The Marriage of Figaro (Abbey Theatre), Tartuffe (Gate Theatre, Dublin) The Canterville Ghost (English National Ballet) and an acclaimed version of Death and The Ploughman which has been directed by Christian Schiaretti, of the TNP in Lyon, and Anne Bogart for SITI company in the USA. He is currently writing an opera for Jurgen Simpson.
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