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Kill The Old Torture Their Young

Author : David Harrower
ISBN : 9781408177167
Genre : Drama
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Kill the Old Torture their Young is an urban tragi-comedy from the acclaimed writer of Knives in Hens, one of Scotland's most talented new playwrights A documentary maker returns to the city of his birth. His task, to film his impressions. An old man remembers a time when eagles flew over the city. A TV executive reaches breaking point in the city he loves. A struggle actor seeks fame in a city that doesn't seem to want him. A young woman ends her artistic dreams in a city that eludes her. A receptionist tries to break the mould of her life in the city where she's always lived. A rock star sings to himself in a city he's forgotten the name of...Each of them has a story to tell, but who will listen?

The Methuen Drama Guide To Contemporary British Playwrights

Author : Martin Middeke
ISBN : 9781408159675
Genre : Literary Criticism
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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

Wiping My Mother S ***e

Author : Iain Heggie
ISBN : 9781472537379
Genre : Drama
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A caustic new comedy by one of Scotland's most important contemporary playwrights When Derek's girlfriend Kath decides to move in with him she follows the advice of her favourite chat-show host and asks to meet his family. Derek's mother is in a nursing home, resentful of June, the patient with no arms and legs, who gets all the attention. The only saving grace is her care assistant Larry - a camp, ageing clubber. However, what Derek and Kath don't know is that Larry holds the key to a few secrets that are perhaps best left in the closet... Published to coincide with its premiere in July 2001 at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh "Cut-cross dialogue crackles with life; fast, funny foulmouthed" (TES) "The dialogue cuts into paradox, swagger and self defence as keenly as a surgeon's knife" (Observer)

Night Time

Author : Selma Dimitrijević
ISBN : 9781854595867
Genre : Drama
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Edinburgh Festival premiere at Traverse Theatre of mesmeric new play by brand new Scottish-Croatian writer.

Knives In Hens

Author : David Harrower
ISBN : 9781472574336
Genre : Drama
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The village has lied. William has lied. It is not because I am undeserving. Not because I am young and they are old. God has given them nothing. I know this now. Knives in Hens is a brutal fable set in a timeless spartan rural community. First staged at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh in June 1995, before transferring to the Bush Theatre, London, in November 1995, the play was playwright David Harrower's first professionally produced work. It has been staged in twenty-five countries around the world and is widely acknowledged as a modern Scottish classic. A remarkable play about the transformative power of knowledge and an emerging consciousness as the world moves from rural to the urban and industrial. With an introduction by Mark Fisher.

Effects On Young People Of Violence And Crime Portrayed On Television

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
ISBN : MINN:31951002005963C
Genre : Juvenile delinquency
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Strange Tales From A Chinese Studio

Author : Pu Songling
ISBN : 9780141928524
Genre : Fiction
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The Strange Tales of Pu Songling (1640-1715) are exquisite and amusing miniatures that are regarded as the pinnacle of classical Chinese fiction. With their elegant prose, witty wordplay and subtle charm, the 104 stories in this selection reveal a world in which nothing is as it seems. Here a Taoist monk conjures up a magical pear tree, a scholar recounts his previous incarnations, a woman out-foxes the fox-spirit that possesses her, a child bride gives birth to a thimble-sized baby, a ghostly city appears out of nowhere and a heartless daughter-in-law is turned into a pig. In his tales of humans coupling with shape-shifting spirits, bizarre phenomena, haunted buildings and enchanted objects, Pu Songling pushes back the boundaries of human experience and enlightens as he entertains.

Theatre Record

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105110591067
Genre : Theater
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The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015079755818
Genre : English literature
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A Handbook To The Christian Year For Young People

Author : Elizabeth Stone
ISBN : BL:A0017408407
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Young Bond Shoot To Kill

Author : Steve Cole
ISBN : 9781448193738
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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BEFORE THE MAN BECAME THE LEGEND. BEFORE THE BOY BECAME THE MAN. James Bond hits Hollywood . . . Lights. Camera. Murder. Young Bond is back – in his most action-packed, explosive adventure yet.

Extreme Killing

Author : James Alan Fox
ISBN : 9781412980319
Genre : Social Science
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This comprehensive overview of serial and multiple murders looks at the theories for the criminal behavior and applies them to a multitude of well-known and little-known cases worldwide, examining similarities and differences. Jamie Fox and Jack Levin are renowned experts and authors in the field and they bring their years of research to bear in this fascinating analysis of serial, multiple and mass murder. The second edition is updated with more recent theory and cases. Features of the 2nd edition: 1. Updated throughout with new cases like the BTK Killer, Virginia Tech shootings, Ft. Hood mass murder. 2. Expanded coverage of theory 3. Stronger research focus 4. Expanded illustration program with better use of photos, charts and graphs

A Tortured Heart

Author : Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
ISBN : IOWA:31858005979285
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Oliver Optic S Magazine For Young And Old

Author : Oliver Optic
ISBN : PSU:000052381348
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Evil A History In Modern French Literature And Thought

Author : Damian Catani
ISBN : 9781441185563
Genre : Literary Criticism
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An up-to-date, comprehensive and interdisciplinary interpretationof notions of evil in French literature and thought.

Isabel The Young Wife And The Old Love

Author : John Cordy Jeaffreson
Genre : English fiction
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Women As Weapons Of War

Author : Kelly Oliver
ISBN : 9780231512459
Genre : Philosophy
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Ever since Eve tempted Adam with her apple, women have been regarded as a corrupting and destructive force. The very idea that women can be used as interrogation tools, as evidenced in the infamous Abu Ghraib torture photos, plays on age-old fears of women as sexually threatening weapons, and therefore the literal explosion of women onto the war scene should come as no surprise. From the female soldiers involved in Abu Ghraib to Palestinian women suicide bombers, women and their bodies have become powerful weapons in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. In Women as Weapons of War, Kelly Oliver reveals how the media and the administration frequently use metaphors of weaponry to describe women and female sexuality and forge a deliberate link between notions of vulnerability and images of violence. Focusing specifically on the U.S. campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq, Oliver analyzes contemporary discourse surrounding women, sex, and gender and the use of women to justify America's decision to go to war. For example, the administration's call to liberate "women of cover," suggesting a woman's right to bare arms is a sign of freedom and progress. Oliver also considers what forms of cultural meaning, or lack of meaning, could cause both the guiltlessness demonstrated by female soldiers at Abu Ghraib and the profound commitment to death made by suicide bombers. She examines the pleasure taken in violence and the passion for death exhibited by these women and what kind of contexts created them. In conclusion, Oliver diagnoses our cultural fascination with sex, violence, and death and its relationship with live news coverage and embedded reporting, which naturalizes horrific events and stymies critical reflection. This process, she argues, further compromises the borders between fantasy and reality, fueling a kind of paranoid patriotism that results in extreme forms of violence.

Child Victims Of Exploitation

Author : United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families
ISBN : UCR:31210007077652
Genre : Child abuse
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The Guardian Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015066404107
Genre : Guardian (Manchester, England)
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Lasting Wounds

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Genre : Children
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