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Plays seven

Author: Howard Barker
Publisher: London : Oberon Books, 2012.
Series: Modern playwrights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Und, a play for one woman and six trays, is a moving study of dignityand self-delusion. When a guest, perhaps a lover, fails to appear foran appointment, his hostess invents excuses for his neglect, evenwhen ill-manners degenerate into barbarity. The hostess is Jewish, theinvisible guest a Nazi officer. The Twelfth Battle of Isonzo is the twelfth marriage of a very old manto a young woman a fraction of his age.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barker, Howard, 1946-
Plays seven.
London : Oberon Books Ltd, 2012
(OCoLC)812570253
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Barker
ISBN: 9781849436977 1849436975
OCLC Number: 828150553
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Und --
The twelfth Battle of Isonzo --
12 encounters with a prodigy --
Christ's dog --
Learning kneeling.
Series Title: Modern playwrights.
Responsibility: Howard Barker.

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Und, a play for one woman and six trays, is a moving study of dignityand self-delusion. When a guest, perhaps a lover, fails to appear foran appointment, his hostess invents excuses for his neglect, evenwhen ill-manners degenerate into barbarity. The hostess is Jewish, theinvisible guest a Nazi officer. The Twelfth Battle of Isonzo is the twelfth marriage of a very old manto a young woman a fraction of his age. Their mutual fascination isintensified but also rendered ambiguous by the fact that both are blind. The intellectual and erotic manoeuvres conducted between them.

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