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Description - The Story of an African Farm by Marion Baraitser

Adapted from the novel by Olive Schreiner, this intelligent and atmospheric dramatisation tells the story of two English cousins growing up in the vast emptiness of a South African semi-desert in the 1860s. The children battle silently and alone as they grow aware of the untrustworthiness of the adult world. The Story of an African Farm was developed for the Royal National Theatre Studio, commissioned and broadcast on Radio 4 and was produced at the Young Vic in September 2000.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781840021677
ISBN-10: 1840021675
Format: Paperback
Pages: 80
Imprint: Oberon Books Ltd
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Marion Baraitser

Marion Baraitser is a commissioned Arts Council and BBC playwright. She is an award winning published playwright, short story writer, translator and editor. She took an M.A. in English Literature at Witwatersrand University, then worked as a teacher and journalist before settling in London. She was tutor in English Literature for Birkbeck Extramural Department, London University for many years and taught Creative Writing for Morley College, City Lit Institute, Women's Theatre Workshop. In 1996 with an Arts Council award, and with grants from UNESCO and the European Jewish Publications Society, she started her own press, Loki Books, specialising in new fiction in translation from minority languages by women. As editor of 'Plays by Mediterranean Women' she attended the 'Women Writers Talk Peace' conference in March 1997 in Israel on a British Council travel award. She lives in London with her children and husband.

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