By (author) Sarah Kane
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Phaedra's Love by Sarah Kane
Book DescriptionFirst single volume edition of this bold version of a classic by Sarah Kane Sarah Kane's radical reworking of Seneca's classical tragedy of incest and unrequited lust. Phaedra's Love is a bold and provocative revisioning of the story of Phaedra's obsessive and destructive love of her son Hippolytus and his violent punishment by Theseus.Kane's achievement is to have humanised the antics of the pounding royals. Her sulphurous dialgoue is full of reeking toughness' Evening Standard 'Sarah Kane's writing is both daring and accomplished' Time Out 'Pure theatre or rather impure theatre: dirty, alarming, dangerous' Observer 'delivered with punch and laced with black humour' Financial Times
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780413771124
(198mm x 129mm x 4mm)
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sarah Kane
Blasted, Paperback (June 2011)
A student edition of Sarah Kane's seminal play with its uncompromising depiction of rape, torture and violence in a society at war with itself. The Introduction includes a scene-by-scene summary, a detailed commentary on the dramatic, social and political context, and on the themes, characters and language.
Modern Drama: Plays of the '80s and '90s, Paperback (June 2001)
A collection of the most important plays of the 1980s and 1990s in one volume, the first in a series of anthologies celebrating landmarks of world drama. It is aimed at structuring college and university courses
Kane: Complete Plays, Paperback (March 2001)
This volume contains the complete collection of Sarah Kane's plays, including "Blasted"; "Phaedra's Love"; "Cleansed"; "Crave"; "4.48 Psychosis"; and "Skin".
4.48 Psychosis, Paperback (July 2000)» View all books by Sarah Kane
This work is the last play by Sarah Kane, the controversial contemporary British playwright, who died aged 28 in February 1999. A single voice, dragged through therapy and endless medication, reveals the true experience of clinical depression.
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Author Biography - Sarah Kane
Sarah Kane was born in 1971. Her first play, Blasted, was produced at the Royal Court Theatre Upstai rs in 1995. Her second play, Phaedra's Love, was produced at the Gate Theatre in 1996. In April 1998 , Cleansed was produced at the Royal Court Theatre Downstairs, and in September 1998, Crave was prod uced at Paines Plough and Bright Ltd at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. Her last play, 4.48 Psychos is, premiered at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs in June 2000. Her short film, Skin, produc ed by British Screen/Channel Four, premiered in June 1997. Sarah Kane died in 1999.
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