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Phaedra's Love : Modern Plays - Sarah Kane

Phaedra's Love

Modern Plays

Paperback

Published: 19th September 2008
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First single volume edition of this bold version of a classic by Sarah Kane



Sarah Kane's radical reworking of Seneca's classical tragedy of incest and unrequited lust. Phaedra's Love is a bold and provocative revisioning of the story of Phaedra's obsessive and destructive love of her son Hippolytus and his violent punishment by Theseus.Kane's achievement is to have humanised the antics of the pounding royals. Her sulphurous dialgoue is full of reeking toughness' Evening Standard
'Sarah Kane's writing is both daring and accomplished' Time Out
'Pure theatre or rather impure theatre: dirty, alarming, dangerous' Observer
'delivered with punch and laced with black humour' Financial Times

"Kane's achievement is to have humanised the antics of the pounding royals. Her sulphurous dialgoue is full of reeking toughness."--"Evening Standard"""
"Sarah Kane's writing is both daring and accomplished."--"Time Out""
""Pure theatre or rather impure theatre: dirty, alarming, dangerous."--"Observer"
"Delivered with punch and laced with black humour."--"Financial Times"

Kane's achievement is to have humanised the antics of the pounding royals. Her sulphurous dialgoue is full of reeking toughness. "Evening Standard"

Sarah Kane's writing is both daring and accomplished. "Time Out"

Pure theatre or rather impure theatre: dirty, alarming, dangerous. "Observer"

Delivered with punch and laced with black humour. "Financial Times""


Kane's achievement is to have humanised the antics of the pounding royals. Her sulphurous dialgoue is full of reeking toughness. Evening Standard

Sarah Kane's writing is both daring and accomplished. Time Out

Pure theatre or rather impure theatre: dirty, alarming, dangerous. Observer

Delivered with punch and laced with black humour. Financial Times

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"Kane's achievement is to have humanised the antics of the pounding royals. Her sulphurous dialgoue is full of reeking toughness." --Evening Standard

"Sarah Kane's writing is both daring and accomplished." --Time Out

"Pure theatre or rather impure theatre: dirty, alarming, dangerous." --Observer

"Delivered with punch and laced with black humour." --Financial Times

ISBN: 9780413771124
ISBN-10: 0413771121
Series: Modern Plays
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 19th September 2008
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.9  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.06
Edition Number: 1