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Dead at last, at last no more air : a theatre-extinction comedy

Author: Werner Schwab; Meredith Oakes
Publisher: London : Oberon Books, 2014.
Series: Oberon modern plays.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Foreword by Diana Damian Martin Werner Schwab's final work, also known as a theatre-extinction comedy, is a brutal, irreverent and bizarrely comical piece about what happens when an emerging stage production is sabotaged by outsiders. Following a dispute with the cast, the director replaces all the actors with pensioners from a nearby home for the elderly. At first compliant and polite, the 'forgotten and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Werner Schwab; Meredith Oakes
ISBN: 1783196440 9781783196449
OCLC Number: 923176052
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: "Werner Schwab: Endlich tot endlich keine Luft mehr. From: Königskomödien © Literaturverlag Drischl Graz - Wien 1992" - title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Characters; First Scene; Second Scene; Third Scene; Forth Scene; Fifth Scene; Sixth Scene; Seventh Scene.
Series Title: Oberon modern plays.
Other Titles: Endlich tot endlich keine Luft mehr.
Responsibility: Werner Schwab ; translated by Meredith Oakes.

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A forgotten masterpiece, by a celebrated Austrian playwright. English-language premiere.  Read more...

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