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Description - De Wet: a Russian Trilogy by Reza de Wet

Three Sisters Two My Brothers; This second volume of de Wet's plays brings together three pieces which take as their inspiration the life and work of Anton Chekhov. Yelena uses the characters from Uncle Vanya and focuses on the interpersonal dramas of a small group of people connected by love, marriage and blood. The acclaimed Three Sisters Two offers us a vision of the confusions and the collapse of value systems which occur at times of revolution. The third play looks at the writer's relationship with his brothers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781840021684
ISBN-10: 1840021683
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
Imprint: Oberon Books Ltd
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Reza de Wet

"Reza de Wet was a South African playwirght who wrote primarily in Afrikaans. A prolific writer who wrote eleven plays in fourteen years, she won more theatre and literary awards than any other South African playwright, including the prestigious Herzog Prize (1994), the highest honour in Afrikaans literature. In the 1999 annual South Africa Theatre Awards, Three Sisters Two (1997, written originally in Afrikaan as Drie Susters Twee) was named Best Production of the Year and Yelena (1998), Best Play. On the Lake opened at the Rhoddes Theatre as part of the official programme of the Grahamstown South Africa National Arts Festival in 2001. Reza de Wet also worked extensively as an actress and taught in the Drama department at Rhodes University in Grahamstown. She passed away in January 2012. She is survived by her husband Lindsay Reardon, her daughter Nina Van Schoor, and her grandchildren Max and Mairi. "

Books By Reza de Wet

Brothers by Reza de Wet
Paperback, August 2006
$26.42 $29.35
De Wet: Plays One by Reza de Wet
Paperback, July 2000
$42.32 $47.02
Plays Two by Reza de Wet
Paperback, January 2008
$38.49 $42.77