Mary Stuart (trans. Harrower)

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Friedrich Schiller translated by David Harrower

DOI: 10.5040/9780571293483.10000005
Acts: 5. Scenes: 50. Roles: Male (14) , Female (4) , Neutral (0)

One of European theatre's major plays, Schiller's masterpiece hinges on a brilliantly imagined meeting between Mary, Queen of Scots – focus of simmering Catholic dissent and her cousin Elizabeth, Queen of England, who has imprisoned her. Isolated by their duplicitous male courtiers, the women collide headlong, each wrestling with the rank, ambition and destiny their births have bestowed, against a thrilling background of intrigue, plot and counter-plot.

David Harrower's version of Mary Stuart premiered at the Citizen's Theatre, Glasgow, in October 2006.

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Faber and Faber

Friedrich Schiller translated by David Harrower

ISBN: 9780571236183

Series: Faber Drama

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