Additional Resources for Lear by Edward Bond

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Chambers, Colin and Mike Prior. Playwrights' Progress: Patterns of Postwar British Drama, Amber Lane, 1987. This book is a good general introduction to British drama after World War II. It includes individual chapters on Bond and a number of his contemporaries

Hirst, David L Edward Bond, Macmillan, 1985.

This is a general introduction to Bond's work.

Sked, Alan, and Chris Cook. Post-War Britain: A Political History, Penguin, 1990.

This book provides a history of politics in Great Britain from World War II through the 1980s, includ1ng a detailed look at the 1970s, when Lear was first produced

Spencer, Jenny S Dramatic Strategies in the Plays of Edward Bond, Cambridge, 1992.

Spencer's book provides strong analyses of many of Bond's plays, including Lear.

Trussler, Simon, Editor. New Theatre Voices of the Seventies,

Eyre Methuen, 1981

This book contains sixteen interviews with contemporary British playwrights, including Bond, reprinted from Theatre Quarterly. In his interview...

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