Delaney, Shelagh: A Taste of Honey

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Shelagh Delaney: A T a s t e O f H o n e y The author: Shelagh Delaney was born in 1939 in Salford in north-west Britain. She left school at sixteen and had a lot of different jobs. When she was eighteen she wrote the script for A Taste of Honey where she wanted to realistically portray the lives of people from the working class. She sent the play to Joan Littlewood who ran a theatre company in London and he was impressed. In 1958 A Taste of Honey opened at the Theatre Royal in London and was very successful. Critics were impressed by the play s originality, directness and humour and called it a witty tragedy . It seems Delaney was writing from first-hand experience of working-class life. In contrast with the popular plays of the time, this play dealt with contemporary issues which were ...

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1993
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Referat
Sprache:
Englisch
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