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"Handbag"

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Description for "Handbag" Paperback. "In Shopping and Fucking, Mark Ravenhill made theatre relevant to the Thatcher generation. Now he's put videos and Net-surfing in Faust. And it's no less stunning" (Guardian) Series: Modern Plays. Num Pages: 88 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 127 x 6. Weight in Grams: 112.
"In Shopping and Fucking, Mark Ravenhill made theatre relevant to the Thatcher generation. Now he's put videos and Net-surfing in Faust. And it's no less stunning" (Guardian) Twenty-eight years before The Importance of Being Earnest, a young woman gives birth to a baby boy. Is it an accident when Nanny places him in a handbag and her unpublished novel into the pram? In 1998 a new baby is stolen and an academic discovers an unpublished novel of more than usual revolting sentimentality. From Victorian wet nurses to 90s sperm banks, Mark Ravenhill's play examines the role of parenting in an ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
88
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Series
Modern Plays
Condition
New
Number of Pages
88
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780413737601
SKU
V9780413737601
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About Mark Ravenhill
Mark Ravenhill is one of the most distinctive contemporary UK playwrights. He burst on to the theatre scene in 1996 with the huge hit Shopping and Fucking. He has continued to garner critical acclaim for plays that include Some Explicit Polaroids, Mother Clap's Molly House, and most recently Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat (National Theatre, Royal Court, Paines Plough, The Gate Theatre, ... Read more

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