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CLIP 10697

Muriel Spark - Two Plays

Muriel Spark - Two Plays
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Key Info
  • Muriel Spark - Two Plays
  • Duration: 07:30
  • Various actors and critics discuss the work of Muriel Spark. Focusing on two of her most famous plays - 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie' and 'Girls of Slender Means' - her status as a post-modern writer is debated. Clips from both stage adaptations and film versions are used to examine key figures from Sparks' literature. Extracts from her plays are also included. This clip was first published on the Culture Show Archive, bbc.co.uk/cultureshow/archive.shtml. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    English

       Topic:

    Drama: Post 1900

  • Keywords: post modernism, feminism, plays, literature, Murial Spark, writier, playwright, culture, drama, 1900, cultureshow
Ideas for use in class
  • Use when studying 'The prime of Miss Jean Brodie' and 'Girls of Slender Means'. It is a good example of post-modern and feminist literature.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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