Spanish Plays

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Paperback, 256 pages ISBN: 9781854594181Publication Date:
12 Oct 1999
Size: 197mm x 128mm£14.99 £11.99You save £3.00 (20%)

Spanish Plays

Edited by Elyse Dodgson and Mary Peate

Paperback £14.99£11.99

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A collection of modern Spanish and Catalan plays in translations by practising English playwrights, commissioned and first staged by the Royal Court Theatre.

This volume contains:

Sergi Belbel's Caresses translated by John London
A disturbing picture of contemporary society against a background of urban alienation

Juan Mayorga's The Scorched Garden translated by Nick Drake
About a group of inmates locked up in a mental hospital since the Spanish Civil War

David Planell's Bazaar translated by John Clifford
Undercurrents of racism surface poisonously during the course of a hilarious attempt to get an accident video shown on TV

Antonio Onetti's Bleeding Heart translated by Oscar Ceballos and Mary Peate
Set in contemporary Seville where a naive, middle-aged transvestite encounters a petty thief nicknamed 'sour face'.

Lluisa Cunille's Roundabout translated by Oscar Ceballos and Mary Peate
A fascinating study of obsession and delusion.

Paloma Pedrero's Wolf Kisses translated by Roxana Silbert
A young woman returns to her rural village home to await her Parisian lover despite the hostility of the villagers.

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 256 pages ISBN: 9781854594181Publication Date:
12 Oct 1999
Size: 197mm x 128mm£14.99 £11.99You save £3.00 (20%)

Also by Elyse Dodgson:

Plays from the Arab World
Mexican Plays

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Also by Mary Peate:

Bleeding Heart
Roundabout

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