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By Howard Barker

ISBN-10: 1783198052

ISBN-13: 9781783198054

For greater than 3 a long time Howard Barker has argued passionately opposed to the deformation of English theatre by means of social realism. Insisting at the primacy of tragedy over all artwork varieties in Western tradition, his elaboration of a sad shape for our time – pointed out via him as The Theatre of Catastrophe – is the subject of this choice of lectures and essays. Barker’s repudiation of leisure, his insistence at the sterility of discussion in theatre, and his conviction that moral sense isn't an enough pretext for dramatic motion, mark him out as a distinct and provocative voice in international theatre.

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