The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary British Playwrights (Plays and Playwrights)

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The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary British Playwrights is an authoritative guide to the work of twenty-five playwrights who have risen to prominence since the 1980s. Written by an international team of scholars, it will be invaluable to anyone interested in, studying or teaching contemporary drama.


Among the many playwrights whose work is examined are Sarah Daniels, Terry Johnson, Martin Crimp, Sarah Kane, Anthony Neilson, Mark Ravenhill, Simon Stephens, Debbie Tucker Green, Tanika Gupta and Richard Bean. Each essay features:

A biographical sketch and introduction to the playwright
A discussion of their most important plays
An analysis of their stylistic and thematic traits, the critical reception and their place in the discourses of British theatre
A bibliography of texts and critical material

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Professor Martin Middeke is Chair of English Literature at the University of Augsburg and Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg. Professor Peter Paul Schnierer is Chair of English Literature at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Dr Aleks Sierz is the author of The Theatre of Martin Crimp and Rewriting the Nation.

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“This makes for a highly informative compendium of biographies and critiques, and a coherent and timely statement on the formidable and continuing strength of British playwriting.” ―Garry Lyons, Theatre Research International

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