A "Woman Alone" and Other Plays (Modern Plays)

A "Woman Alone" and Other Plays (Modern Plays)

By: Dario Fo (author), Franca Rame (author), Ed Emery (translator), G. Hanna (translator), Christopher Cairns (translator), Gillian Hanna (contributor), Stuart Hood (contributor)Paperback

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Twenty monologues for women Twenty monologues in this volume which range from the deeply serious to the extravagantly comic and accessible to a wide range of audiences"The pieces are comic, grotesque, on purpose. First of all because we women have been crying for two thousand years. So let's laugh now, even at ourselves" - Franca Rame"Set at the point where reality and ideology rub up against each other, [these] monologues are vivid, concise and entertaining comments on the female condition...comic-but-angry, raw-but-precise" - Independent

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A popular and controversial playwright, actor and director, Dario Fo has earned international acclaim for his political satires and farces, and has led the field in political satire in Europe for over thirty years. His best known plays include Accidental Death of an Anarchist, We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!, and Orgasmo Adulto Escapes from the Zoo. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1997 for "emulating the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden."

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/06/1991
  • ISBN13: 9780413640307
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780413640307
  • weight: 167
  • ISBN10: 0413640302
  • translations: Italian

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