Theatre of Catastrophe


New essays on Howard Barker

Edited by Karoline Gritzner and David Ian Rabey

Published by Oberon Books

2 in stock

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Fifteen varied essays discuss the style, language and vision of one of Britain’s most influential and controversial playwrights. Focusing on different aspects of what Barker has called the Theatre of Catastrophe, an international range of academics offer illuminating interpretations of his work. It includes analyses of the political, moral and historical aspects of his writing, its poetry and eroticism, its depiction of the figure of the artist, and Barker’s writing in performance.

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