Sight Unseen: Beckett, Pinter, Stoppard, and Other

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In "Sight Unseen" radio drama, a genre traditionally dismissed as popular culture, is celebrated as high art. The radio plays discussed here range from the conventional (John Arden s "Pearl") to the docudramatic (David Rudkin s "Cries from Casement"), from the curtly conversational (Harold Pinter s "A Slight Ache") to the virtually operatic (Robert Ferguson s "Transfigured Night"), testifying to radio drama s variety and literary stature. Two of the plays included in this study pose aesthetic questions the role of art in ...

Sight Unseen: Beckett, Pinter, Stoppard, and Other 1995, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821411285

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