The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Plays

The Greyhound by Vanessa Montfort. This comic tale of a homeless greyhound explores the clash between the EU's prosperous north and the austerity-stricken Mediterranean.

The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Plays

The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Plays

From a colonial past to a precarious European present, this selection of works by contemporary writers challenges the accepted vision of the Spain to explore the national themes, historical legacies and modern-day concerns of a country of great geographical and cultural diversity. A Basque History by Borja Ortiz de Gondra (2017 Max Award, Best Playwright) explores the impact of war, regional and national identity, language and culture on the Basque people of the Iberian north. The Sickness of Stone by Blanca Domenech. An idealistic restoration expert clashes with an old-school pragmatist over the best way to acknowledge and heal the wounds of Spain's bloody and oppressive past. Cuzco by Víctor Sánchez Rodríguez. A Spanish couple travels to Peru to save their relationship, but find themselves confronted by post-colonial guilt, depression and disconnectedness. The Greyhound by Vanessa Montfort. This comic tale of a homeless greyhound explores the clash between the EU's prosperous north and the austerity-stricken Mediterranean. On The Edge by Julio Escalada explores the little-known underworlds of Spain's North African territories where the fight for survival leads to prejudice, volatility and violence.

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The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Plays
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Borja Ortiz de Gondra, Blanca Domenech, Sánchez Rodríguez, Vanessa Montfort, Julio Escalada
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-19 - Publisher: Oberon Books

From a colonial past to a precarious European present, this selection of works by contemporary writers challenges the accepted vision of the Spain to explore the national themes, historical legacies and modern-day concerns of a country of great geographical and cultural diversity. A Basque History by Borja Ortiz de Gondra
The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Argentinian Plays
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Catherine Boyle
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-05 - Publisher: Oberon Books

From Ushuaia, the southernmost town in the world to the edges of the great Paraná river, and from the city of Buenos Aires to its fertile plains and the estuaries of northern Argentina, The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Argentinian Plays provides a unique insight into the preoccupations and the creative
The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary French Plays
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Chris Campbell
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-03 - Publisher: Oberon Books

A diverse selection of contemporary plays from a range of established and up-and-coming playwrights based in France, edited and translated by Chris Campbell, Literary Manager of the Royal Court. ‘The four works in this collection illustrate how contemporary French playwriting cannot be confined to any particular tendencies. Notwithstanding, if one
The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Greek Plays
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Lena Kitsopoulou, Nina Rapi, Yannis Mavritsakis, Akis Dimou, Charalampos Giannou
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-03 - Publisher: Oberon Books

5 of the most notable Greek playwrights, two women and three men 5 voices representative of contemporary Greek dramaturgy in all its diversity A palimpsest of plays indicative of the current theatre trends in Greece. A fusion of concerns, feelings and ideas, taking you on a journey to Greek theatre.
The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Irish Plays: 'This is just this. This isn't real. It’s money.’
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Thomas Conway
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-01 - Publisher: Oberon Books

HEROIN by Grace Dyas, Trade by Mark O’Halloran, The Art of Swimming by Lynda Radley, Pineapple by Phillip McMahon, I ? Alice ? I by Amy Conroy, The Big Deal edited by Una McKevitt, Oedipus Loves You by Simon Doyle & Gavin Quinn, The Year of Magical Wanking by Neil

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