Motifs & Repetitions & Other Plays

Motifs & Repetitions & Other Plays

Book - 2003
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C. E. Gatchalian creates a dark, claustrophobic world where sex, love and obsession mix to form terrifying realities. Although Gatchalian has been compared to British playwright Sarah Kane and his work bears the imprint of masters such as Beckett, Albee and Mamet, the impression left by these plays is that of a writer whose voice is entirely his own. Book jacket.
Motifs & Repetitions & Other Plays is a collection of one-act plays by one of North America's most promising young playwrights. The title play is a racy, comical, and ultimately shattering portrait of young love; Hands traces the disintegration of a tormented family; Claire is an absurdist, Sartrean meditation on the brutal power structures in relationships; and Star is a brief but bracing monologue about the nature of obsession. With his minimalist settings and spare, rhythmical dialogue,
Publisher: Cranston, R.I. : Writers' Collective, c2003
ISBN: 1932133496 (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 812.6 GAT
Characteristics: 125 p. ; 22 cm

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