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J.B. Priestley

Author: Maggie B Gale
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Routledge modern and contemporary dramatists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title provides an analysis of Priestley's enormous contribution to 20th century British theatre. It unpicks the contradictions of a playwright and theatre theorist popular with audiences but too often dismissed by critics.
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: J B Priestley; J B Priestley; J B Priestley; John B Priestley; John B Priestley
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maggie B Gale
ISBN: 9780415402422 0415402425 9780415402439 0415402433 9780203932629 0203932625
OCLC Number: 150256081
Description: x, 207 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Life, career, and politics --
The function and practice of theatre : visions, theories, and critical responses --
The family, gender, and sexual relations --
Time and the time plays --
Work and visions of dystopia/utopia --
The good companions --
An inspector calls --
Johnson over Jordan.
Series Title: Routledge modern and contemporary dramatists.
Responsibility: Maggie B. Gale.
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