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James Macdonald's Russia, Freaks and Foreigners: Three Performance Texts PDF

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By James Macdonald

ISBN-10: 1435653262

ISBN-13: 9781435653269

ISBN-10: 1841501867

ISBN-13: 9781841501864

Russia, Freaks and Foreigners is a set of 3 thematically associated performs set opposed to the backdrop of a fractured, post-Soviet Russian society. Written through acclaimed playwright James MacDonald, who has cerebral palsy, those functionality texts critique authorized notions of normality inside of authority, delivering a variety of types of difference—physical, cultural, and moral—and their tales of dislocation. Their topics, contextualized right here by means of better half essays, extend the limits of British drama and attach to the comedian ugly culture by means of giving the “abnormal” a vast allure. Russia, Freaks and Foreigners is a bold portrayal of incapacity from the inside. 

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You were anxious to see justice done? and I wanted to see if it was the girl that I knew from long ago. PANIA: And what’s that to do with the body? OSIP: Body? PANIA: That you say you found, that’s right. OSIP: Oh, well, I thought that his face looked familiar.... PANIA: We’re back to him now, are we? and I knew that you keep a shotgun in back. PANIA: Sounds a situation ripe for blackmail. You may remember, I’ve been asking what it is you want. all right, now, I’ve been asking you for nothing at all, except maybe your trust.

INNA: This morning she helped push the bread train. OSIP: Who could doubt it? Wings of steel, you see? Even now. You’re in the most capable hands you could find. She won’t fail you. Overnight, the entire school. Four whole storeys. PANIA: I’m not impressed. 50 | russia, freaks and foreigners INNA: You’re too modest. PANIA: You want something, Osip Yegorovich. You didn’t come here to reflect on my glory. OSIP: I came to warn you. of what? INNA: Something to do with the shortage, I bet. see? That’s all they sent.

Why don’t you move to the city? ) Cabbage or beetroot? Don’t tell me you grow that. MARIANNA: All right, I’ll have a cabbage. My daughter goes off to the city this week. That’s why I want the bread. PANIA: With some beets, it’ll come to a straight R5. MARIANNA: Splendid – I can make borsht. PANIA: We’ve no sour cream. MARIANNA: That’s all right – Zhenka Rodin supplies me. PANIA: I’d watch that if I was you – Zhenka Rodin’s an alcoholic. His cream is probably tainted with bugs. They put rats in the sausage as well.

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