Blasted

Blasted

3.58 (3,480 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

In 1995 Sarah Kane's first full-length play Blasted opened. It became the cause celebre of the theatrical year, making front-page headlines and outraging critics with its depiction of rape, torture and violence in civil war. "sheer unadulterated brutalism" Evening Standard
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Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 4mm | 61g
  • METHUEN DRAMA
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0413766209
  • 9780413766205
  • 73,111

Review quote

'Kane wrote simply and starkly about the world she saw around her...a mature and vividly theatrical response to the pain of living' Guardian; 'I do not think I've yet seen a play that can beat Sarah Kane's sustained onslaught on the sensibilities for sheer, unadulterated brutalism' Evening Standard
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About Sarah Kane

Sarah Kane studied at Bristol and Birmingham universities. Recognised as a highly influential new vo ice in European theatre, her work was championed by the Royal Court. She died in February 1999, aged 28.
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Rating details

3,480 ratings
3.58 out of 5 stars
5 25% (863)
4 33% (1,149)
3 25% (862)
2 11% (366)
1 7% (240)
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