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The Pocket Guide to Plays and Playwrights [Paperback]

Maureen Hughes
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19 Feb 2009
All you need to know about plays and playwrights in one handy guide by leading expert Maureen Hughes,this book covers everything from information on top playwrights through the centuries to a comprehensive A-Z listing of plays, as well as including fascinating,curious and quirky facts on the thespian world. The Pocket Guide to Plays and Playwrights makes compulsory reading for anyone interested theatre or literature, from the casual theatre-goer to the more serious student, as well as being the perfect stocking filler for Christmas.

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Remember When (19 Feb 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844680436
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844680436
  • Product Dimensions: 21.3 x 13.7 x 1.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 250,421 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Maureen Hughes was born in York where she grew up as the only child of Ernest and Vera Rowan. Later moving South with her husband and two children she began her writing career and now, in addition, teaches Academic Studies at PPA College for the Performing Arts in Guildford Surrey. Maureen is the author of four books with two more due for publication in 2013/14 and a further six under discussion. She has also written several plays and, together with her composer husband, eight musicals. Her work has been produced in the West End of London, the UK Provinces, TV, Radio and in the USA. Her two children are now following in her footsteps and are both published writers.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Everything you need to know 15 April 2012
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Does exactly what it says on the cover. Tells you everything you need to know about the subject. Maureen Hughes has done all the research that you don't have time for.Whether you're a student, actor, teacher or just someone with an interest this is a must have book. I would also recommend all other titles by this writer.
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