Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 April 2002

224 Pages | 8 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719059568

Bookseller Code (06)


Love me or kill me

Sarah Kane and the theatre of extremes

Graham Saunders

Published by Manchester University Press

Theatre Theory Practice Performance MUP

  • Blasted brought Sarah Kane to the theatre pages of the broadsheets, the front pages of the tabloids, and to the notice of the nation
  • Covers all Kane's major plays and productions, contains hitherto unpublished material and reviews, and looks at her continuing influence after her tragic early death
  • A chapter-by-chapter analysis looks at each play in detail and the appendices carry transcripts of interviews with colleagues and leading theatre practitioners involved with her productions
  • This book is the first study of the most significant British dramatist in post-war theatre and includes unpublished interview material with Sarah Kane herself

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