The Monster Trilogy

Product Number: EB00651377
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781770561601
Publisher: Coach House Books
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Description

Ogres, trolls, demons - monsters, like violence, are always represented as male. Not this time. Celebrated playwright RM Vaughan gives us, in three one-act monologues, three very monstrous women. In A Visitation by St Teresa of Avila upon Constable Margaret Chance, we meet a middle-aged police officer whose world view is determined by her obsession with race, bloodlines and genetic determinism. The Susan Smith Tapes (made into a film for CBC and Showcase by Jeremy Podeswa) shows the famous American who drowned her two young sons trying to recapture the public's attention by auditioning for talk shows. And Dead Teenagers introduces us to a frustrated reverend unhealthily addicted to the spectacle of large funerals for murdered children.

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Author(s): R.M. Vaughan
Genre: Drama
Original Publish Date: Oct 19, 1999

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