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Tony Harrison Plays 1

Tony Harrison

Tony Harrison Plays 1 includes The Nativity, The Passion, and Doomsday, and contains an introduction by Tony Harrison himself.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571197071
Date Published
01.02.1999
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Summary

This first collection of Tony Harrison’s poetry for the stage is made up of his masterly adaptations of the medieval cycle of The Mystery Plays.

Includes The Nativity , The Passion and Doomsday , with an Introduction by Tony Harrison which places these Northern classics both in the context of the original cycle of plays and of Tony Harrison’s own poetry.

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Tony Harrison was born in Leeds in 1937. His volumes of poetry include The Loiners (winner of the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize), Continuous, v. (broadcast on Channel 4 in 1987, winning the Royal Television Society Award), The Gaze of the Gorgon (winner of the Whitbread Prize for Poetry) and Laureate’s Block. Recognised as Britain’s leading theatre and film poet, Tony…

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