Plays Three

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Oberon Books, 2008 - Drama - 335 pages
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Claw concerns an underprivileged young man watching his so-called superiors. Ursula is Howard Barker's typically intriguing take on the legend of St. Ursula. He Stumbled is a fable concerning an anatomist and a dying king, and in The Love of a Good Man we witness the mass burial of the dead.

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Review: Howard Barker: Plays Three: "Claw" , "Ursula" , "He Stumbled" , "The Love of a Good Man" (Oberon Modern Playwrights)

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This is a bit of a lie. I really only read "Ursula". Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Howard Barker's first play was performed at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs in 1970. Subsequently, his works were played by the Royal Court, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Open Space Theatre, Sheffield Crucible and the Almeida. He is currently Artistic Director of The Wrestling School, a company established to disseminate his works and develop his theory of production. His work is played extensively in Europe, in translation, in The United States, and in Australia. He writes regularly for radio, both in England and Europe. He is the author of plays for marionettes and has written three librettos for opera. Howard Barker is the author of two works of theory, and five volumes of poetry. He is also a painter. His work is held in national collections in England (V&A, London) and Europe.

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