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Roy Williams

Osborne, Deirdre. 2011. Roy Williams. In: Martin Middeke; Peter Paul Schnierer and Aleks Sierz, eds. The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary British Playwrights. London: Methuen Books, pp. 487-509. ISBN 978-1-4081-2278-5 [Book Section]

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Abstract or Description

Roy Williams is the most prolific indigenous Black dramatist working in contemporary British theatre. This chapter surveys the range of his prodigious output, offering brief close readings of the plays: The No Boys Critcket Club, Lift Off, Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads, Fallout and Days of Significance.

Item Type:

Book Section

Keywords:

Roy Williams, incendiary plays, identity, Old World, masculinity, vernacular, misogyny, racial politics, youth

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Theatre and Performance (TAP)

Dates:

DateEvent
October 2011Published

Item ID:

5841

Date Deposited:

03 Oct 2011 14:19

Last Modified:

03 Jul 2017 11:34

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/5841

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