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Scenes from an execution

Author: Howard Barker
Publisher: London : Oberon Books Ltd, 2012.
Series: Oberon modern plays.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Commissioned to paint a vast canvas celebrating the triumphant Battle of Lepanto, the free-spirited Galactia creates instead a breathtaking scene of war-torn carnage. In her fierce determination to stay true to herself, she alienates the authorities and faces incarceration. Her younger lover Carpeta is approached to take over and seizes the assignment for himself.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Barker
ISBN: 1849434689 9781849434683 9781849435574 184943557X
OCLC Number: 811591283
Description: 80 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Oberon modern plays.
Responsibility: Howard Barker.

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A contemporary classic, this is internationally renowned playwright Howard Barker's most famous and accessible play.  Read more...

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