Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Look Back in Pleasure: Noel Coward Reconsidered” as Want to Read:
Look Back in Pleasure: Noel Coward Reconsidered
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Look Back in Pleasure: Noel Coward Reconsidered

it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating Details ·  1 Rating  ·  1 Review
In this thought-provoking collection of essays and interviews, theatrical scholars, playwrights, actors and directors consider Noel Coward's contribution to modern British theatre. They explore the importance of gender, class and nation in the shaping of his work, and the singular challenges his plays present to actors and audiences in the year 2000. Contributors include ...more
Hardcover, 238 pages
Published June 1st 2001 by Methuen Publishing
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Look Back in Pleasure, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Look Back in Pleasure

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-2)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Luke Devenish
Jan 26, 2016 Luke Devenish rated it it was amazing
A delightful time was had while sipping upon these essays across a period of summer days. The most the thought-provoking chapter, for me, was the one on Coward's seemingly cheesy musicals that in truth conceal a few surprises. That side of his output is so often overlooked. Enjoyed having those works placed in a more illuminating context for me.
Michael Davidson
Michael Davidson marked it as to-read
Nov 26, 2012
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book