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At ease in a bright red tie : writings on theatre

Author: John Whiting; Ronald Hayman
Publisher: London : Oberon, 1999.
Series: Modern playwrights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of distinguished writings by John Whiting first emerged during the most exciting and eventful decade in twentieth-century British theatre - 1952 to 1962." "John Whiting was a highly original playwright as well as formidable critic. Perhaps Whiting's central concern was to champion the individual, against a Brechtian focus on 'the group'. He writes in this collection. 'I am not committed to any  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Whiting; Ronald Hayman
ISBN: 1840020520 9781840020526
OCLC Number: 42774764
Notes: Series statement from cover.
" ... contains a lecture, two interviews, eight statements about the theatre ... and twelve critical pieces ..."--Page 7.
Description: 170 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Art of the Dramatist --
Two Interviews --
Writer as Gangster --
The Devils --
About the Theatre --
Writing for Actors --
A Conversation --
The Purpose of Theatre --
From a Notebook (1) --
The Writers' Theatre --
Statement for a Play --
From a Notebook (2) --
At Ease in a Bright Red Tie --
Criticism --
George Bernard Shaw --
Half Time at the Royal Court --
A New English Theatre --
Inside the Asylum --
One and One Make One --
A Good Laugh --
The Kitchen --
Luther --
Some Notes on Acting --
The Popular Theatre --
The Cherry Orchard --
Brecht in English.
Series Title: Modern playwrights.
Responsibility: John Whiting ; edited by Ronald Hayman.

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Brings alive the most fascinating and eventful decade in British theatre, the years between 1952 and 1962. Edited with an introduction by Ronald Hayman  Read more...

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