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Look Back in Pleasure: Noel Coward Reconsidered
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
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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.