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Stage directions : writing on theatre 1970-2008

Author: Michael Frayn
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stage Directions covers half a lifetime and the whole range of Frayn's theatrical writing - on his dramas (Copenhagen, Democracy), comedies (Noises Off, Donkeys' Years) and celebrated translations, most particularly of Chekhov. It is also a reflection on his path into theatre: his early, ill-fated attempts at Cambridge Footlights, his subsequent scorn in his newspaper columns and, surprisingly late in life, his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographie
Quelle
Named Person: Michael Frayn; Michael Frayn; Anton P Čechov; Michael Frayn; Michael Frayn; Michael Frayn; Frayn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Frayn
ISBN: 9780571240555 0571240550
OCLC Number: 212431370
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 268 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Collected Plays --
Plays: 1 --
Alphabetical Order, Donkeys' Years, Clouds, Make and Break, Noises Off --
Plays: 2 --
Benefactors, Balmoral, Wild Honey --
Plays: 3 --
Here, Now You Know, La Belle Vivette --
And Also ... --
On the Roller-Coaster : a diary of my first venture into theatre --
No Show : a note on the origins of Donkeys' Years --
Later Plays --
Copenhagen --
Democracy --
Afterlife --
Translations and adaptations --
Chekhov : Collected plays --
One-Act Plays --
The Seagull --
Uncle Vanya --
Three Sisters --
The Cherry Orchard --
A Note on the Translation --
Wild Honey --
The Fruits of Enlightenment --
A Note on the Translation --
Exchange --
La Belle Vivette.
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Covers half a lifetime and the range of Frayn's theatrical writing. This title reflects on his path into theatre: the 'doubtful beginnings' of his childhood, his subsequent scorn as a young man and,  Read more...

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