Arnold Wesker

Arnold Wesker : A Casebook

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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 557g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138987514
  • 9781138987517

Table of contents

General Editor's Note * Kimball King * Acknowledgments * Indtroduction * Reade W. Dornan * Chronology * I.The Politics in Arnold Wesker's Plays * The Trilogy, Forty Years On, Keith Gore * The Failure and Promise of "Socialism as Personal Contact" in Arnold Wesker's Roots, Kevin G. Asman * Arnold Wesker and the Desire for Utopia: Utopia's Enemies and Wesker, Heiner O. Zimmermann II. Biographical Notes Arnold Wesker, Margaret Drabble * Vision and Reality: Their Very Own and Golden City and Centre 42, Clive Barker * Well-nigh Wesker, Paul Levitt * Writing for Radio and Radio for Writing: Yardsale by Arnold Wesker, Alessandra Marzola III. Historical Perspectives * The Modernity of The Kitchen, Kimball King * Wesker's One-Woman Plays as Part of a Popular Tradition, Margaret Rose * Histories of the New Left: Arnold Wesker and the Angrier Young Men, Meenakshi Ponnuswami IV. Critical Approaches * Whatever Happened to Betty Lemon? Theatre Translation: Theory and Practice, Rossana Bonadei * Dialogic and Monologic Contexts in Arnold Wesker's Monologues and Monodramas, Klaus Peter Mÿller * Arnold Wesker and Women: His Later Plays, Glenda Leeming * Realistic Directions for Wesker's Stage, Angela Locatelli * Chips with Everything: A Snob's Progress?, Martin Priestman * Wisdom in Fragments: The Old Ones, Robert Gross V. The Critical Response * The Four Seasons, Robert Wilcher * Wesker: Searching the Oneness Time, Robert Skloot * Contributors * Indexshow more