The Shelter

  • Title: The Shelter
  • Author: Caryl Phillips
  • ISBN: 9780906399491
  • Page: 499
  • Format: None
  • The Shelter Il Rifugio un testo teatrale scritto da Caryl Phillips nel e messo in scena per la prima volta quello stesso anno al Lyric Theatre di Hammersmith a Londra La prima parte si svolge su un isola de
    Il Rifugio un testo teatrale scritto da Caryl Phillips nel 1983 e messo in scena per la prima volta quello stesso anno al Lyric Theatre di Hammersmith, a Londra La prima parte si svolge su un isola deserta alla fine del Settecento, dove sono naufragati una nobildonna bianca e un uomo dalla pelle nera La seconda parte ambientata in un bar di Ladbroke Grove a Londra, nIl Rifugio un testo teatrale scritto da Caryl Phillips nel 1983 e messo in scena per la prima volta quello stesso anno al Lyric Theatre di Hammersmith, a Londra La prima parte si svolge su un isola deserta alla fine del Settecento, dove sono naufragati una nobildonna bianca e un uomo dalla pelle nera La seconda parte ambientata in un bar di Ladbroke Grove a Londra, negli anni Cinquanta del Novecento, quando la metropoli londinese era teatro di violenti scontri etnici tra i Teddy Boys e gli immigrati di origine caraibica ancora una volta una donna bianca ed un uomo nero mettono in scena il loro rapporto e i propri sentimenti, osceni per il mondo che li circonda Momentaneamente al riparo dalle pressioni sociali e culturali di cui sono prodotto, le due coppie possono finalmente conoscersi, ascoltarsi, forse capirsi ed anche noi, spettatori delle loro vicende, possiamo fermarci ad ascoltare e sperimentare tutti i colori e le sfumature di un rapporto ancora tanto difficile e minaccioso.

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    About Caryl Phillips


    1. Caryl Phillips was born in St.Kitts and came to Britain at the age of four months He grew up in Leeds, and studied English Literature at Oxford University.He began writing for the theatre and his plays include Strange Fruit 1980 , Where There is Darkness 1982 and The Shelter 1983 He won the BBC Giles Cooper Award for Best Radio Play of the year with The Wasted Years 1984 He has written many dramas and documentaries for radio and television, including, in 1996, the three hour film of his own novel The Final Passage He wrote the screenplay for the film Playing Away 1986 and his screenplay for the Merchant Ivory adaptation of V.S.Naipaul s The Mystic Masseur 2001 won the Silver Ombu for best screenplay at the Mar Del Plata film festival in Argentina.His novels are The Final Passage 1985 , A State of Independence 1986 , Higher Ground 1989 , Cambridge 1991 , Crossing the River 1993 , The Nature of Blood 1997 , A Distant Shore 2003 , Dancing in the Dark 2005 , Foreigners 2007 , and In the Falling Snow 2009 His non fiction The European Tribe 1987 , The Atlantic Sound 2000 , A New World Order 2001 , and Colour Me English 2011 He is the editor of two anthologies Extravagant Strangers A Literature of Belonging 1997 and The Right Set An Anthology of Writing on Tennis 1999 His work has been translated into over a dozen languages.He was named Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year in 1992 and was on the 1993 Granta list of Best of Young British Writers His literary awards include the Martin Luther King Memorial Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a British Council Fellowship, a Lannan Foundation Fellowship, and Britain s oldest literary award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, for Crossing the River which was also shortlisted for the 1993 Booker Prize A Distant Shore was longlisted for the 2003 Booker Prize, and won the 2004 Commonwealth Writers Prize Dancing in the Dark won the 2006 PEN Beyond the Margins Award He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the Royal Society of the Arts, and recipient of the 2013 Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Award for Excellence.He has taught at universities in Ghana, Sweden, Singapore, Barbados, India, and the United States, and in 1999 was the University of the West Indies Humanities Scholar of the Year In 2002 3 he was a Fellow at the Centre for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library Formerly Henry R Luce Professor of Migration and Social Order at Columbia University, he is presently Professor of English at Yale University He is an Honorary Fellow of The Queen s College, Oxford University.A regular contributor to The Guardian and The New Republic, his latest book, Colour Me English Selected Essays, was published in July 2011 and a new release, The Lost Child A Novel, was published March 2015.


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