David Campton

David Campton

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. David Campton (5 June 1924 - 9 September 2006) was a prolific British dramatist who wrote plays for the stage, radio, and cinema for thirty-five years. "He was one of the first British dramatists to write in the style of the Theatre of the Absurd." In performance reviews of productions of Campton's play The Lunatic View: A Comedy of Menace and The Birthday Party, by Harold Pinter, published in the short-lived British drama magazine Encore, drama critic Irving Wardle borrowed the term "comedy of menace" from the subtitle of Campton's play, popularizing the term "comedies of menace."show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134913367
  • 9786134913362