Playing for Time: Stories of Lost Children, Ghosts and the Endangered Present in Contemporary Theatre

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Playing for time explores connections between theatre time, the historical moment and fictional time. Geraldine Cousin persuasively argues that a crucial characteristic of contemporary British theatre is its preoccupation with instability and danger, and traces images of catastrophe and loss in a wide range of recent plays and productions. The diversity of the texts that are examined is a major strength of the book. In addition to plays by contemporary dramatists, Cousin analyses staged adaptations of novels, and ...

Playing for Time: Stories of Lost Children, Ghosts and the Endangered Present in Contemporary Theatre 2013, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719061981

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Playing for Time: Stories of Lost Children, Ghosts and the Endangered Present in Contemporary Theatre 2007, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719061974

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