Patrick Marber: The Politics of Sexuality in the Reimagining of European Classics

  • Catherine ReesEmail author
Part of the Adaptation in Theatre and Performance book series (ATP)


Patrick Marber’s adaptations of two European classics are explored in this chapter— After Miss Julie and Don Juan in Soho. The relationship between translation and adaptation is probed again, as are the political parallels between events in the original classic texts and Marber’s adaptations. Both new plays explore the battle between the sexes and social inequality, as well as the political contexts of Britain throughout the twentieth century.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Loughborough UniversityLoughboroughUK

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