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About Hare

Richard Boon

About Hare by Richard Boon, an in-depth study of David Hare and his plays, takes its place in Faber’s acclaimed The Playwright and the Work series.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571230129
Date Published
04.05.2006
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Summary

This series contains what no other study guides can offer – extensive first-hand interviews with the playwrights and their closest collaborators on all of their major work, put together by top academics especially for the modern student market. As well as invaluable synopses, biographical essays and chronologies, these guides allow the student much closer to the playwright than ever before!

In About Hare, Professor Richard Boon provides an in-depth study of one of the great post-war British playwrights. His study includes a rigorous analysis of Hare’s work, as well as interviews with Hare and those who helped to put his work on stage, including Bill Nighy, Vicki Mortimer, Sir Richard Eyre, Lia Williams and Jonathan Kent. With the increasing interest in this major playwright, whose work attracts the very best of acting talent, this book is a timely publication for student and theatregoer alike.

RichardBoon

Richard Boon is Emeritus Professor of Drama at the University of Hull, UK, and formerly Professor of Performance Studies at the University of Leeds, UK. He is the author of Brenton the Playwright (Methuen, 1991), About Hare (Faber, 2003) and is co-editor, with Philip Roberts, of Faber’s About…; the Playwright and the Work series, which also includes volumes on Beckett,…

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