Captive Audience: Prison and Captivity in Contemporary Theater (Studies in Moderndrama, 19)ISBN: 0415965802;
Book DescriptionBeginning with a brief essay by internationally renowned playwright Harold Pinter, Captive Audience examines the social, gendered, ethnic, and cultural problems of incarceration as explored through contemporary theatre. The original essays discuss a wide range of topics related to the intersection of theatre and prison, including Harold Pinter's screenplays for The Handmaid's Tale and The Trial, Theatrical Prison Projects, Marat/Sade, and themes of imprisonment in US Latino drama. This isthe first collection on this increasingly popular and important topic.
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