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Black Snow Mikhail Bulgakov

Black Snow By Mikhail Bulgakov

Black Snow by Mikhail Bulgakov


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Summary

A stage adaptation of Russian writer Mikhail Bulgakov's theatrical novel Black Snow, this play is a bitingly funny and savage attack on censorship.

Black Snow Summary

Black Snow by Mikhail Bulgakov

Premiered at the Royal National Theatre in 1991, the bitingly funny Black Snow is an adaptation by Keith Dewhurst from Mikhail Bulgakov's novel written in 1936, a modern Russian classic.

About Mikhail Bulgakov

Mikhail Bulgakov (1891-1940) qualified as a doctor but became a professional writer in 1919. He was asked by the Moscow Arts Theatre to turn his novel, The White Guard, into a play. At first delighted, he was subsequently horrified by the cuts and alterations demanded by the company and the censor. Nevertheless he went on to write many more plays, becoming arguably the most important Soviet playwright of the period. Keith Dewhurst was born in Oldham and studied at Cambridge University. In addition to his writing for stage and screen, he has been a yarn tester in a cotton mill, a football journalist (touring with Manchester United during the 1998-99 season), an arts columnist for the Guardian and a Television Presenter. He has written 16 stage pays, including 'Rafferty's Chant', 'Pirates', 'Brecht in 20', 'Corunna!', 'Kidnapped', 'The Miser', 'The Magic Island', 'The Bomb In Brewery Street', 'One Short', 'Luggage', 'Black Snow' and 'Animals of Farthing Wood' many of which were premiered by the English Stage Company at the Royal Court. He has also written 18 TV screenplays and 2 films, 'The Empty Beach' and 'The Land Girls'.

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GOR004897370
9780948230455
0948230452
Black Snow by Mikhail Bulgakov
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
19910101
96
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