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Edward Bond Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 13 pages of information about the life of Edward Bond.
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Edward Bond was born of working-class parents in the North London suburb of Holloway. He attended state schools till the age of fourteen, left school without completing the eleven-plus examination to qualify for grammar school, and subsequently fulfilled his national service obligations in the British army. Among the honors Bond has received are the George Devine Award for Early Morning (1968) and the John Whiting Award for Narrow Road to the Deep North (1968), the latter shared with Peter Barnes. Although little is known of Bond's personal life, the most significant consideration is that he belongs to that generation of British playwrights which includes John Osborne, Arnold Wesker, and Harold Pinter. As individuals, they came to maturity in the decade immediately succeeding World War II; as dramatists, they have been integrally associated with the postwar renaissance of British drama. Bond's work warrants special attention in any consideration of the achievement...

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