Joe Orton

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Standard Name: Orton, Joe

Connections

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Literary responses Shelagh Delaney
SD is to an unusual extent identified with her successful first play and with nothing else. In 2010 Jeanette Winterson wrote an exasperated piece on her entitled My hero: Shelagh Delaney. A Taste of...
Reception Michèle Roberts
A Piece of the Night, however, was joint winner (with a biography of Joe Orton ) of the annual Gay News literary award. MR framed the certificate to hang in her bedroom.
Roberts, Michèle. Paper Houses. Virago.
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“Professor Michele Roberts”. University of East Anglia.
Jenny Newman
Textual Features Caryl Churchill
Influenced by Joe Orton 's Entertaining Mr. Sloane and Eva Figes ' Patriarchal Attitudes, the play has been read as critiquing the destructive effects of private property.
Kritzer, Amelia Howe. The Plays of Caryl Churchill: Theatre of Empowerment. Macmillan.
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Churchill, Caryl. Plays: One. Methuen.
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Its protagonist, Marion, is a...
Textual Production Nina Bawden
NB returned to a surname she had used in Familiar Passions for the protagonist of a new novel, Ruffian on the Stair: the almost-centenarian Samuel Mudd.
The title (quoted from a poem by W. E. Henley
Textual Production Caryl Churchill
The play was commissioned by Michael Codron , an influencial theatre producer who had backed Harold Pinter and Joe Orton .
Kritzer, Amelia Howe. The Plays of Caryl Churchill: Theatre of Empowerment. Macmillan.
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The production marks the beginning of CC 's long association with the Royal Court

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