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Character

Sarah Grochala

Sarah Grochala is a lecturer in writing for theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK, and teaches playwriting on their MFA/MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media. Her plays, which have been staged nationally and internationally, include: S-27 (Amnesty International/iceandfire Protect the Human Award 2007) and Smolensk (Adopt a Playwright Award 2011). She is currently an associate artist with the theatre company Headlong. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Contemporary Political Play : Rethinking Dramaturgical Structure

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...This chapter explores the ways in which the socio-psychological characters of serious drama are being re-imagined through the representation of character in the work of contemporary British playwrights. It begins by examining the role...

Space

Sarah Grochala

Sarah Grochala is a lecturer in writing for theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK, and teaches playwriting on their MFA/MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media. Her plays, which have been staged nationally and internationally, include: S-27 (Amnesty International/iceandfire Protect the Human Award 2007) and Smolensk (Adopt a Playwright Award 2011). She is currently an associate artist with the theatre company Headlong. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Contemporary Political Play : Rethinking Dramaturgical Structure

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... Harold Pinter’s Party Time (1991) and Sarah Kane’s Blasted (1995) are argued to organize meaning spatially through a layering of seemingly irreconcilable virtual...

Conclusion

Sarah Grochala

Sarah Grochala is a lecturer in writing for theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK, and teaches playwriting on their MFA/MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media. Her plays, which have been staged nationally and internationally, include: S-27 (Amnesty International/iceandfire Protect the Human Award 2007) and Smolensk (Adopt a Playwright Award 2011). She is currently an associate artist with the theatre company Headlong. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Contemporary Political Play : Rethinking Dramaturgical Structure

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...The conclusion argues that when serious drama is examined from the perspective of Jameson’s three levels of textual analysis, its political character is contradictory. While its politics of content is progressive and socialist, both...

Serious Drama

Sarah Grochala

Sarah Grochala is a lecturer in writing for theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK, and teaches playwriting on their MFA/MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media. Her plays, which have been staged nationally and internationally, include: S-27 (Amnesty International/iceandfire Protect the Human Award 2007) and Smolensk (Adopt a Playwright Award 2011). She is currently an associate artist with the theatre company Headlong. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Contemporary Political Play : Rethinking Dramaturgical Structure

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... […] having thrice robbed his master, and murdered his uncle in Ludlow’ (Anonymous 1658). The ballad is supposedly based on a set of true events. In Lillo’s version, the strumpet, Sarah Millwood, seduces Barnwell and persuades him to steal...

Plot

Sarah Grochala

Sarah Grochala is a lecturer in writing for theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK, and teaches playwriting on their MFA/MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media. Her plays, which have been staged nationally and internationally, include: S-27 (Amnesty International/iceandfire Protect the Human Award 2007) and Smolensk (Adopt a Playwright Award 2011). She is currently an associate artist with the theatre company Headlong. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Contemporary Political Play : Rethinking Dramaturgical Structure

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...This chapter explores the ways in which contemporary British playwrights are re-imagining the plot structures of serious drama through the dramatic structure of their plays. It begins with an examination of the plot structures that underlie...

The Politics of Structure

Sarah Grochala

Sarah Grochala is a lecturer in writing for theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK, and teaches playwriting on their MFA/MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media. Her plays, which have been staged nationally and internationally, include: S-27 (Amnesty International/iceandfire Protect the Human Award 2007) and Smolensk (Adopt a Playwright Award 2011). She is currently an associate artist with the theatre company Headlong. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Contemporary Political Play : Rethinking Dramaturgical Structure

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...This chapter analyses serious drama’s claim to a progressive socialist politics on Jameson’s third level of textual analysis, that of form. At this level, ‘“form” is apprehended as content’ (Jameson 1983: 84). The structures of a text...

Time

Sarah Grochala

Sarah Grochala is a lecturer in writing for theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, UK, and teaches playwriting on their MFA/MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media. Her plays, which have been staged nationally and internationally, include: S-27 (Amnesty International/iceandfire Protect the Human Award 2007) and Smolensk (Adopt a Playwright Award 2011). She is currently an associate artist with the theatre company Headlong. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Contemporary Political Play : Rethinking Dramaturgical Structure

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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...This chapter explores the ways in which contemporary British playwrights are reimagining the temporal structures of serious drama through the dramatic structures of their plays. It begins by examining the temporal structures that form...