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Barker: Plays Seven  

Barker: Plays Seven $29.95 ex GST
$32.95 inc GST

This volume of Oberon's Howard Barker series comprises the plays Und, 12th Battle of Isonzo, 12 Encounters With a Prodigy, Christ’s Dog and Learning Kneeling.

Howard Barker is Barker is an internationally renowned dramatist. There has been a recent resurgence of presentations of his plays in Britain, with particularly acclaimed productions at the Arcola theatre and the Hackney Empire in recent years. He has a sizable following on the European mainland.

Cast : 1F; 1M, 1F; 10M, 7F; 11M, 5F; 5M, 3F

Oberon Books, UK | 978-1-84943-401-0 | Sales: Australia/NZ only | PB


Howard Barker is an internationally renowned dramatist, whose first plays were performed at Royal Court Theatre and by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Since 1992 his work has been presented by his own company, The Wrestling School, Barker is also a poet and theorist of theatre, whose ‘Theatre of Catastrophe' defines a new form of tragedy for our times: ‘ Theatre of Catastrophe takes as its first principle the idea that art is not digestible. Rather, it is an irritant in consciousness, like the grain of sand in the oyster's gut…’

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