By Albert Hunt
John Arden was once one of many significant playwrights to have emerged in the course of the Nineteen Fifties, but his paintings has arguably been misunderstood. during this booklet, first released in 1974, Albert Hunt’s basic predicament is to narrate the performs written via John Arden by myself, in addition to these written in collaboration with Margaretta D’Arcy, either to Arden’s entire thought of theatre, and to his social and political attitudes. The booklet starts off with a biographical advent, by way of a play-by-play research of Arden’s paintings and a survey of the effect of his performs in functionality, along attention-grabbing photos. Celebrating the paintings and lifetime of the playwright, this well timed reissue should be of specific price to scholars of theatre reports in addition to specialist actors with an curiosity in John Arden’s performs and theatrical ideologies.
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