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Michael Frayn - Copenhagen (Methuen Drama Student Editions) - 9780413773715 - V9780413773715
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Copenhagen (Methuen Drama Student Editions)

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Description for Copenhagen (Methuen Drama Student Editions) Paperback. The Student Edition of Frayn's multi-award winning play includes a full commentary and notes. Editor(s): Butler, Robert. Series: Student Editions. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DD; DSBH; DSG. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 248.
'Michael Frayn's tremendous play is a piece of history, an intellectual thriller, a psychological investigation and a moral tribunal in full session' Sunday Times 'A profound and haunting meditation on the mysteries of human motivation' Independent 'Frayn has seized on a ral-life historical and scientific mystery. In 1941 the physicist Werner Heisenberg, who formulated the famous Uncertainty Principle about the movement of particles, and was at that time leading the Nazi's nuclear programme, went to visit his old boss and mentor, Niels Bohr, in Copenhagen. What was the purpose of his visit to Nazi-occupied Denmark? What did the two old ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
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About Michael Frayn
Michael Frayn's work for the stage includes Alphabetical Order, Make and Break and Noises Off, all of which received Best Comedy of the Year awards, while Benefactors was named Best Play of the Year. His other works include Democracy (National Theatre and West End prior to Broadway) and Copenhagen (winner of numerous awards including the Evening Standard and Critics' Circle ... Read more

Reviews for Copenhagen (Methuen Drama Student Editions)
"I think it's probably the best play about science ever written in English drama, because what it does is explicate science, the nuclear process, and relate it to a highly volatile emotional situation and more." The Guardian {Review}, May 31 2008 'It's [the] newborn sense of uncertainty - of strangeness, subjectivity and mystery at the heart of mathematics and science ... Read more

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