A Style and Its Origins (BOK)

Howard Barker, Eduardo Houth

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Howard Barker's alter-ego Eduardo Houth first materialised as the photographer of publicity images for Barker's theatre company. The Wrestling School, one among many fictional identities assumed by him to screen a range of his activities, including set and costume design. Writing of himself in the third person and in the historic tense, Barker/Houth achieves a fluency and an uncommon measure of objectivity, though objectivity is scarcely part of the intention. The result is a unique exercise in self-description, partisan but without the shrill self-justification so common in authentic autobiography. Barker/Houth's "A Style and Its Origins" is a literary creation, as befits its authorial origins; it is also a document of total originality and a rich source of dramatic and aesthetic history.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter Eduardo Houth, Howard Barker
ISBN 9781840027181
Antall sider 118 Dimensjoner 13cm x 21cm x 0,9cm
Vekt 186 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Plays, playscripts

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