Attempts on Her Life

Martin Crimp

Attempts on Her Life by Martin Crimp is at turns hilarious and shocking, a rollercoaster of twentieth century obsessions from pornography to ethnic violence and terrorism to unprotected sex.

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571236695
Date Published
15.03.2007
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Summary

Attempts on her Life 17 scenarios for the theatre
by Martin Crimp
Attempts to describe her?
Attempts to destroy her?
Or attempts to destroy herself?
Is Anne the object of violence?
Or its terrifying practitioner?

Martin Crimps 17 scenarios for the theatre, shocking and hilarious by turn, are a rollercoaster of late 20th-century obsessions. From pornography and ethnic violence, to terrorism and unprotected sex, its strange array of nameless characters attempt to invent the perfect story to encapsulate our time.
Since its premiere 10 years ago, Attempts on her Life has been translated into more than 20 languages. This is its first major UK revival. Attempts on her Life 17 scenarios for the theatre
by Martin Crimp

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Martin Crimp was born in 1956. His play Attempts on Her Life (1997) established his international reputation. His other work for theatre includes Men Asleep, The Rest Will be Familiar to You from Cinema, In the Republic of Happiness, Play House, The City, Fewer Emergencies, Cruel and Tender, The Country, The Treatment, Getting Attention, No One Sees the Video, Play…

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