By Aleks Sierz,Martin Middeke,Peter Paul Schnierer
Among the various playwrights whose paintings is tested are Sarah Daniels, Terry Johnson, Martin Crimp, Sarah Kane, Anthony Neilson, Mark Ravenhill, Simon Stephens, Debbie Tucker eco-friendly, Tanika Gupta and Richard Bean. each one essay beneficial properties:
- A biographical comic strip and advent to the playwright
- A dialogue in their most vital performs
- An research in their stylistic and thematic features, the serious reception and their position within the discourses of British theatre
- A bibliography of texts and demanding material
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The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary British Playwrights (Guides to Contemporary Drama) by Aleks Sierz,Martin Middeke,Peter Paul Schnierer