Louise Page Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 13 pages of information about the life of Louise Page.
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Louise Page is one of the most prominent English feminist playwrights of her generation. Her work is notable for its frank treatment of issues such as personal and political ethics, sexual mores, personal relationships, and death and bereavement. Her play Tissue, in particular, broke a taboo when it was first staged in 1978 by addressing the topic of breast cancer. Page takes a broadly socialist stance: her plays of the 1980s, in particular, were highly critical of the exploitation of the working class, and tackled topical issues such as the Thatcherite values of success and the Falklands War. Some of her plays have been hailed for their imaginative staging and for her use of language, which ranges from the lyrical to the colloquial, the latter drawing particularly on speech patterns of northern England.

Louise Page was born in London on 7 March 1955 but moved with her family to Sheffield, where...

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