Bar & Ger (With Author's Inscription)

R 150.00  

Author: Geraldine Aron
With Author's Inscription
Publisher: Oxford University Press (1975)
ISBN-10: 0195700759
ISBN-13: 9780195700756
Condition: Good. Edgewear, chipping, minor tears, marks and creasing to the DJ, some discolouration. Some creasing to the boards and a stain to the bottom edge. Insect damage to F.E.P. Offsetting from dustwrapper to front and rear endpapers. A tightly bound copy, internally clean
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 50
Dimensions: 18 x 12 x 0.8 cm

Weight: 0.1 kg

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A one-act adaption of Bar and Ger was first produced by Brian Astbury at the Space Theatre, Cape Town, South Africa, in 1975. Yvonne Bryceland played Ger and Wilson Dunster played Bar. The production was directed by Walter Donohue, who used two giant cushions and a small carpet as props. The characters sat or reclined on the cushions, sometimes touching, sometimes back to back. Certain sections of the poem were transposed, others were interacted.

The actors sat in a circle of light, which faded on the final lines of the text". From inner rear flap: "Geraldine Aron was born in Galway, Eire in 1941, and educated at convent schools. Later she moved to England and after a multitude of jobs, decided on a career in advertising and became the creative director of an international agency.

Now resident in Cape Town with her husband and their twin daughters, she runs a freelance copy bureau and writes short stories ranging from romance to science fiction. Bar and Ger - say Ger with a J - was written after the death of her young brother Barry in a road accident.

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