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The Resource Playing for time : Stories of lost children, ghosts and the endangered present in contemporary theatre

Playing for time : Stories of lost children, ghosts and the endangered present in contemporary theatre

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Playing for time : Stories of lost children, ghosts and the endangered present in contemporary theatre
Title
Playing for time
Title remainder
Stories of lost children, ghosts and the endangered present in contemporary theatre
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Playing for time explores connections between theatre time, the historical moment and fictional time. Geraldine Cousin persuasively argues that a crucial characteristic of contemporary British theatre is its preoccupation with instability and danger, and traces images of catastrophe and loss in a wide range of recent plays and productions. The diversity of the texts that are examined is a major strength of the book. In addition to plays by contemporary dramatists, Cousin analyses staged adaptations of novels, and productions of plays by Euripides, Strindberg and Priestley. A key focus is Stephe
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cousin, Geraldine
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English drama
  • English drama
  • Missing children
  • Anxiety
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Anxiety
  • English drama
  • English drama
  • Missing children
Label
Playing for time : Stories of lost children, ghosts and the endangered present in contemporary theatre
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1 The collapsing house; 2 Past present: dramatisations of 'return'; 3 Enter the revenant; 4 Nunc Instantis: Arcadia and Copenhagen; 5 Stories of lost futures; 6 The Skriker's progeny; 7 Blood sacrifice; 8 Daughters' tales; 9 Coram Boy: a final story; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Z
Control code
ocn818847164
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (186 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847791689
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1553whw
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847164
Label
Playing for time : Stories of lost children, ghosts and the endangered present in contemporary theatre
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1 The collapsing house; 2 Past present: dramatisations of 'return'; 3 Enter the revenant; 4 Nunc Instantis: Arcadia and Copenhagen; 5 Stories of lost futures; 6 The Skriker's progeny; 7 Blood sacrifice; 8 Daughters' tales; 9 Coram Boy: a final story; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Z
Control code
ocn818847164
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (186 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847791689
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1553whw
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847164

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