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The Theatre of David Greig
by Clare Wallace (Goodreads Author)
David Greig has been described as 'one of the most interesting and adventurous British dramatists of his generation' (Daily Telegraph) and 'one of the most intellectually stimulating dramatists around' (Guardian). Since he began writing for theatre in the early nineties, his work has been both copious and remarkably varied, defying neat generalisations or attempts to pigeo ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published October 24th 2013 by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
(first published January 1st 2013)
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This book provides very good overviews of the themes that are central to Greig's work, and then explanatory close readings of a number of his plays. It gave me context to talk about the play I'm working on--Oedipus the Visionary, which isn't mentioned in Wallace's book.
Clare Wallace is an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Faculty of Charles University, Prague. She teaches courses on Irish studies, drama (American and British, and theories of performance) and cultural studies. A graduate of Trinity College Dublin (B.A.), University College Dublin (M.A.) and Charles University (PhD). She is the author of Suspect Cultures: Narrative, Identity and Citation in ...moreMore about Clare Wallace...