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Bond, Edward

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Walkabout by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

41 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young sister and brother are abandoned in the harsh Australian outback and must learn to exist in the natural world, without their usual comforts, in this hypnotic masterpiece. Along the way, they met a young aborigine on his 'walkabout,' a rite of passage in which adolescent boys are initiated into manhood by journeying into the wilderness alone
Saved by Edward Bond( Book )

100 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play set in London in the sixties and reflects a time of social change. Its subject is the cultural poverty and frustration of a generation of young people on the dole and living on council estates. The play was first staged privately in November 1965 at the Royal Court Theatre for members of the English Stage Society at a time when plays were still censored
The bundle : or, New narrow road to the deep north by Edward Bond( Book )

55 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Bundle' explores the origins and mechanisms of moral concepts through cruel ethical dilemmas. The play begins with the discovery of an abandoned child on a riverbank. Reluctantly the ferryman adopts the child though he can barely afford to feed another person. The play first describes the boy's upbringing within the social values of his community, before turning to revolution to dissect and rework accepted attitudes and ideologies. 'The Bundle' weaves together lives beset with social injustices and torn by agonizing choices. It was first performed in 1978 at the Warehouse Theatre, London
Lear by Edward Bond( Book )

64 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this play of shattering power, an authoritarian monarch is overthrown by his daughters who, in turn, find the possession of power to be fatally evil. "I have all the power and yet I am a slave." In a popular insurrection, a peasant woman takes power and becomes even more cruel. As the play ends, another insurrection is in preparation and it's clear that the brutal cycle will endlessly repeat itself."--Publisher's description
Blowup by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un jour que Tom, photographe londonien, est à l'oeuvre dans un parc, il surprend deux amants, et la jeune femme exige qu'il lui remette les négatifs des photos qu'il vient de prendre. Tom s'y refuse mais donne rendez-vous à l'inconnue à son studio. En développant les photos, il s'aperçoit, grâce à des agrandissements, que son appareil a enregistré un crime. Il se rend au parc où il découvre un cadavre. De retour chez lui, il constate qu'on lui a volé les photos et, le lendemain, que le mort a disparu
The woman : scenes of war and freedom by Edward Bond( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restoration & the cat by Edward Bond( Book )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restoration is set in eighteenth-century England: a world of cruelty, injustice and iron privilege. Lord Are is forced by poverty into an unwanted marriage with the daughter of a wealthy mineowner. One morning, during breakfast, he commits a bizarre and fatal crime. He seeks to pin responsibility for it on his guileless, illiterate footman, Bob Hedges. A battle ensues between Bob's black, justice-hungry wife and the fortified privilege of the ruling classes. ""Bond's great gift as a comic moralist makes Lord Are condemn himself without sacrificing a scintilla of wit. Bond takes the Restoration
Spring awakening by Frank Wedekind( Book )

23 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedy results as three adolescents seek to balance their natural sexual desires with the dictates of repressive and hypocritical society
The sea, a comedy by Edward Bond( Book )

30 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild storm shakes a small East Anglian seaside village and sets off a series of events that changes the lives of all its residents. Set in the high Edwardian world of 1907, 'The Sea' is a fascinating blend of wild farce, high comedy, biting social satire and bleak poetic tragedy
The fool ; and, We come to the river by Edward Bond( Book )

21 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bevat een toneelstuk dat zich afspeelt in Engeland in het begin van de 19e eeuw gedurende de opkomende industrialisatie, poëzie en het libretto voor de opera "We come to the river"
Bingo & the sea : two plays by Edward Bond( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pope's wedding by Edward Bond( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bond's real first play, 'The Pope's Wedding', was staged as a Sunday night 'performance without décor' at the Royal Court Theatre in 1962. This is a falsely naturalistic drama (the title refers to 'an impossible ceremony') set in contemporary Essex which shows, through a set of tragic circumstances, the death of rural society brought about by modern post-war urban living standards
The worlds, with the activists papers by Edward Bond( Book )

12 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer, and Fables : with Service, a story by Edward Bond( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays : one by Frank Wedekind( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays two by Edward Bond( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The internationally acclaimed dramatist Edward Bond endures as one of the towering figures of contemporary British theatre. His plays are read at schools and university level. "Edward Bond is the most radical playwright to have emerged from the sixti Lear - "Bond's greatest (and biggest) play ... ; It is even more topical now and will become more so as man's inhumanity gains subtle sophistication with the twenty-first century's approach" (The Times); The Sea - "It blends wild farce with tragedy and ends with a sliver of hope ... ; what makes the play fascinating is Bond's bleak poetry and social comedy" (Guardian); Narrow Road to the Deep North - "His best piece so far ... ; No one else could have written it" (The Times); Black Mass, written for performance at an anti-apartheid demonstration: "A Georg Grosz picture come to life ... ; the only possible kind of artistic imagery through which to speak of such evil" (Listener); Passion - a play for CND: "Mingles comedy and high anger with absolute sureness." (Guardian)Edward Bond is "one of our outstanding playwrights ... ; He is already an acknowledged classic" (Plays and Players)
Plays : One by Edward Bond( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre poems and songs by Edward Bond( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays : 8 by Edward Bond( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprising of five plays and two prose essays, this title includes some of Bond's most notable works such as 'Born', 'People', 'Chair', 'Existence' and 'The Under Room'
Applied theatre in action : a journey by J. S Hartley( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr Hartley who works internationally in applied theatre, presents the practice with passion and intellectual clarity, showing how it can be used by practitioners in and outside the world of theatre. She dispels the mystique around applied theatre and argues for it to develop with each project, so it never becomes stagnant
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Bond, E.

Bond, Edward

Bond, Edward 1934-

Edward Bond angielski dramaturg

Edward Bond angol drámaíró, rendező, forgatókönyvíró

Edward Bond Brits schrijver

Edward Bond dramaturgo inglés

Edward Bond drammaturgo, poeta e sceneggiatore britannico

Edward Bond écrivain anglais surtout connu pour son théâtre

Edward Bond englischer Dramatiker

Edward Bond English writer best known as a dramatist

Эдвард Бонд

إدوارد بوند، 1934-

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