Three and a half centuries after the form declined c.1640, Nicholas Hagger revives verse drama with "The Warlords", a panoramic two-part drama which focuses on the fortunes of General Montgomery after D-Day, and his conflict with Eisenhower. Like Tolstoy before him, Hagger is concerned to understand the role of war in the metaphysical cosmos, exploring the universal theme of the relationship between power and good in contemporary history. The second drama, "The Tragedy of Prince Tudor", tells the story of the Prince's ...

Collected Verse Plays 2007, O Books, New Alresford

ISBN-13: 9781846940262

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