Blasted is Sarah Kane's first full-length play which opened in 1995 and was the sensation of that year's theatre season, making front-page headlines and outraging some critics who thought her premise that there was a connection between a rape in a Leeds hotel room and the hellish devastation of civil war wassimplyan attempt to shock audiences. The questions raised in this
she is talking about connections between emotional abuse and physical and sexual abuse. cate and ian's relationship shifts from emotional abuse to rape. it's a movement where one lays the fou...more
A Leeds hotel room. A man, Ian, meets his much younger and naive ex-girlfriend, C...more
Post-apocalyptic, in a way. But, unfortunately, quite fathomable as a vision of what might happen in a nation taken over by terrorists. And I'm not talking Al-Quida or anything that we are warned about by politicians. And probably nothing that could actually happen in the "Western" wor...more
Still, no matter how one reads it, there's one question remaining at the end: how could anyone stage this?
Sarò sempliciotta io, ma quando la piega degli eventi dal drammatico passa al sensazionalistico, tendo a proseguire la lettura in maniera fredda, distaccata.
E il cannibalismo sul neonato morto suonava decisamente sensazionalistico.
Sounds good, eh? I had to read it for class!!