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Blasted (Modern Plays)

Sarah Kane


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (6/23/2011)
Hardcover (11/4/2019)


In 1995 Sarah Kane's first full-length play Blasted opened. It became the cause celebre of the theatrical year, making front-page headlines and outraging critics with its depiction of rape, torture and violence in civil war.

sheer unadulterated brutalism Evening Standard

Praise For Blasted (Modern Plays)

"I do not think I've yet seen a play that can beat Sarah Kane's sustained onslaught on the sensibilities for sheer unadulterated brutalism."—Evening Standard

Methuen Drama, 9780413766205, 64pp.

Publication Date: March 24, 2009

About the Author

Sarah Kane studied at Bristol and Birmingham universities. Recognised as a highly influential new vo ice in European theatre, her work was championed by the Royal Court. She died in February 1999, aged 28.