The Edinburgh Companion to Liz Lochhead

The Edinburgh Companion to Liz Lochhead

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Explores the significance of Liz Lochhead's work for the twenty-first century.The first contemporary critical investigation since Liz Lochhead's appointment as Scotland's second Scots Makar, this Companion examines her poetry, theatre, visual and performing arts, and broadcast media. It also discusses her theatre for children and young people, her translations for the stage as well as translations of her texts into foreign languages and cultures.Several poets offer commentaries on the influence of Liz Lochhead on their own practice while academic critics from America, Europe, England and Scotland offer new critical readings inspired by feminism, post-colonialism and cultural history. The volume addresses all of Lochhead's major outputs, from new appraisal of early work such as Dreaming Frankenstein and Blood and Ice to evaluations of her more recent works and collections such as The Colour of Black and White and Perfect Days.She continues with an allusion to a#39;Revelationa#39;, not the first poem that she wrote but the one she chose to lead her first collection Memo for ... A tedious code, too, that he had to crack, and prove hea#39;d cracked it in an essay, and pass an exam.


Title:The Edinburgh Companion to Liz Lochhead
Author: Anne Varty
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press - 2013-03-31
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