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Decadent Histories: Four Plays Amelia Hertz by Amelia Hertz

Decadent Histories: Four Plays

Amelia Hertz by Amelia Hertz

Published September 8th 2015
ISBN : 9780990684749
Paperback
217 pages
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Four innovative plays by Polish-Jewish playwright Amelia Hertz, whose work is based on bizarre and macabre episodes from history and legend. Hertz creates a tightly controlled theatre of cruelty that confronts extreme situations and poses no exitMoreFour innovative plays by Polish-Jewish playwright Amelia Hertz, whose work is based on bizarre and macabre episodes from history and legend. Hertz creates a tightly controlled theatre of cruelty that confronts extreme situations and poses no exit ethical and existential dilemmas. The plays included here deal with fin-de-siècle subjects rife with perverse sexuality and violence.