Plays by women, Volume 2

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Methuen, Feb 10, 1983 - Drama - 128 pages
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Included in this volume are Caryl Churchill's Vinegar Tom, about witchcraft in the seventeenth century; Dusa, Fish, Stas and Vi, an account of the lives of four young women by Pam Gems; Louise Page's Tissue, about breast cancer; and Aurora Leigh, adapted by Michelene Wandor herself from Elizabeth Barrett Browning's verse novel. Each play has an afterword by its author, and the volume opens with an introduction by the editor.

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This is a compilation of four plays, all written by talented women. I wasn't overly fond of Trafford Tanzi or Find Me but Letters Home was quite interesting and Rites was excellent. It is worth reading for that alone. Read full review

Contents

Introduction page
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Afterword
26
Afterword
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Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Michelene Wandor is a playwright who in 1987 was the first woman playwright to have a drama on one of the National Theatre's main stages 'The Wandering Jew'. Her prolific radio drama includes original radio plays and dramatisations, many nominated for awards. Her books on contemporary theatre include Postwar British Drama: Looking Back in Gender.