Scenes from the Back of Beyond
By (author) Meredith Oakes
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Scenes from the Back of Beyond by Meredith Oakes
Book DescriptionBill is sustained by his deep sense of a wider culture and an improving world. The only thing the human race needs to do is learn. When he meets a person who embodies this idea, he naturally likes them. Especially if his wife doesn't. Set at the end of the 1950s, "Scenes from the Back of Beyond" explores the comfort, hopes and fragility of family life in a new Sydney suburb. A production opens at the Royal Court Theatre, London in November 2006.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781840027082
(210mm x 130mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Oberon Books Ltd
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Meredith Oakes
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Collected Plays, Paperback (June 2010)» View all books by Meredith Oakes
Contains all seven plays previously published by Oberon individually. Also contains a revised version of "The Editing Process."
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Author Biography - Meredith Oakes
Meredith Oakes' first play, The Neighbour, was produced at the Royal National Theatre, London in 1992, and is published by Oberon Books. The Editing Process was first produced by the English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 1994. Her translations include The New Menoza by Lenz, von Horvath's Italian Night, and Bernhard's Elizabeth II.
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