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Sarah Kane - 4.48 Psychosis - 9780413748300 - V9780413748300
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4.48 Psychosis

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Description for 4.48 Psychosis Paperback. This work is the last play by Sarah Kane, the controversial contemporary British playwright, who died aged 28 in February 1999. A single voice, dragged through therapy and endless medication, reveals the true experience of clinical depression. Series: Modern Plays. Num Pages: 48 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 4. Weight in Grams: 66.
4.48 Psychosis was written throughout the autumn and winter of 1998-99 as Kane battled with one of her recurrent bouts of depression. On February 20, 1999, aged 28, the playwright committed suicide. On the page, the piece looks like a poem. No characters are named, and even their number is unspecified. It could be a journey through one person's mind, or an interview between a doctor and his patient.

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Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
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London, United Kingdom
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About Sarah Kane
Sarah Kane was born in 1971. Her first play, Blasted, was produced at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs in 1995. Her second play, Phaedra's Love, was produced at the Gate Theatre in 1996. In April 1998, Cleansed was produced at the Royal Court Theatre Downstairs, and in September 1998, Crave was produced by Paines Plough and Bright Ltd at the ... Read more

Reviews for 4.48 Psychosis
'Is it possible, asks the text, for a person to be born in the wrong body, at the wrong time? Yes, is the answer. But sometimes, from that agony, a great soul can wrestle something as beautiful and true as this remarkable play.' Scotsman (4 November 2008) '4.48 Psychosis still feels immediate, intimate and raw - if anything, the onward ... Read more

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