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Churchill's socialism : political resistance in the plays of Caryl Churchill

Author: Siân Helen Adiseshiah
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009.
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Although now celebrated as a world-leading playwright, Caryl Churchill has received little attention for her socialism, which has been frequently overlooked in favour of emphasising gendered  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Caryl Churchill; Caryl Churchill; Caryl Churchill; Caryl Churchill; Caryl Churchill
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Siân Helen Adiseshiah
ISBN: 9781443813181 1443813184
OCLC Number: 428371003
Description: 261 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Socialist contexts --
The politics of Utopia --
Churchill's history plays: Light shining in Buckinghamshire and Vinegar Tom --
Class and gender: Top girls and Fen --
The triumph of capitalism? Serious money and Mad forest --
Still a socialist? The striker and Far away.
Responsibility: by Siân Adiseshiah.

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"By persuasively locating Churchill's drama within the concerns of the British Left as they evolved from the optimistic 1960s to the fragmented present, Sian Adiseshiah uncovers the plays' political Read more...

 
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