Cloud Nine

Cloud Nine

by Caryl Churchill (Author)


First published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



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Format: Paperback
Pages: 126
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Published: 31 Mar 1984

ISBN 10: 0415901359
ISBN 13: 9780415901352

Media Reviews
... the play offered an interesting commentary on prescribed notions of gender and sexuality....
- Brown Daily Herald
... Miss Churchill has found a theatrical method that is easily as dizzying as her theme. Not only does she examine a cornucopia of sexual permutations--from heterosexual adultery right up to bisexual incest-- but she does so with a wild array of dramatic styles and tricks....Miss Churchill, as you might gather is one deft writer.
-Frank Rich, The New York Times
An examination of postcolonialism and gender issues doesn't sound like the kindling for a hot night on the town. But Brit playwright Caryl Churchill knows what she's doing when she uses these subjects as the launching pads for her absurd sense of humor and critical commentary. Her 1982 play Cloud Nine--a two act drama in which time and identity are not the rigid constructions we know them to be-is arguably the pinnacle of the playwright's career..
- Eye Weekly, Toronto
Miss Churchill has a highly original imagination, and if what she's got to say is familiar it's funnier and fresher than the last time we heard it said . . . [ Cloud Nine] is succinctly sassy, elegantly insulting, written with a quill pen that seems to have been deftly dipped in ice water.
-Walter Kerr, The New York Times