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The Methuen Book of Modern Drama: Plays of the '80s and '90s

Published to celebrate twenty years of Methuen's Royal Court Writers Series, this volume contains five ground-breaking plays of the eighties and nineties.

Top Girls: "Builds to a superb, emotion-draining climax that sent me out of the theatre convinced that this is the best British play ever from a woman dramatist." — Guardian

Hysteria: "One of the most brilliantly original and entertaining new plays I have seen in years." — Sunday Times

Blasted: "Kane has an acute grasp of sexual politics, and her dialogue is both sparse and stunning. They will call her mad, but, then, they said that about Strindberg." — Mail on Sunday

Shopping and F***ing: "A real coup de theatre ... a blackly humorous play for today's twenty-somethings." — Evening Standard

The Beauty Queen of Leenane: "The most wickedly funny, brilliantly abrasive young dramatist on either side of the Irish Sea ... a born storyteller." — The New York Times

  • Format
  • paperback
  • Pages
  • 425
  • Publisher
  • A&C Black
  • Language
  • english
  • ISBN
  • 9780413764904
  • Genres
  • plays, theatre, drama
  • Release date
  • 2003