Steven Berkoff and the Theatre of Self-Performance

Paperback | January 29, 2004

byRobert Cross

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Steven Berkoff is a playwright, director and actor largely disregarded by theater scholars. Since the 1960s, however, this notorious Cockney enfant terrible and "scourge of the Shakespeare industry" has left an imprint on modern British theatre that has been as impossible to ignore as his in-your-face stage presence. Steven Berkoff and the Theatre of Self-Performance, the first thorough and in-depth study of this contentious artist, examines the wide-ranging strategies adopted by Berkoff in the construction and projection of his larger-than-life public persona.

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Steven Berkoff is a playwright, director and actor largely disregarded by theater scholars. Since the 1960s, however, this notorious Cockney enfant terrible and "scourge of the Shakespeare industry" has left an imprint on modern British theatre that has been as impossible to ignore as his in-your-face stage presence. Steven Berkoff and...

Robert Cross is Professor at the Institute for Language and Culture at Doshisha University, Kyoto.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.55 inPublished:January 29, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0719062543

ISBN - 13:9780719062544

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Table of Contents

List of Figures * Preface * Acknowledgements * List of Abbreviations * Introduction * Jewish East End Roots * Berkoff's Interpersonal 'Self' * The London Theatre Group * Confinement and Escapology * Berkoff's Cockney Carnival * Berkoff and Thatcherism * Berkoff's 'Inner Self' * Conclusions * Bibliography