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Oppenheimer

Author: Tom Morton-Smith; Royal Shakespeare Company.
Publisher: London : Oberon Books, 2015. ©2015
Series: Oberon modern plays.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"1939: Fascism spreads across Europe, Franco marches on Barcelona and two German chemists discover the processes of atomic fission. In Berkeley, California, theoretical physicists recognise the horrendous potential of this new science: a weapon that draws its power from the very building blocks of the universe. Struggling to cast off his radical past and thrust into a position of power and authority, the ambitious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: J Robert Oppenheimer; J Robert Oppenheimer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Morton-Smith; Royal Shakespeare Company.
ISBN: 1783191988 9781783191987
OCLC Number: 899973819
Description: 112 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Oberon modern plays.
Responsibility: Tom Morton-Smith.

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Tom Morton-Smith's new play takes us into the heart of the Manhattan Project and explores the influence of ambitious and charismatic scientist J Robert Oppenheimer.  Read more...

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'Time and again in this triumphantly assured drama - there are phrases that leap out and draw you into the wonder, and the horror, of mankind's journey to a brave new world of potential total Read more...

 
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