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By Christopher Bigsby

Neil LaBute is among the most enjoyable new skills in theatre and picture to have emerged within the Nineties. inspired and encouraged by means of such writers as David Mamet, Edward Bond and Harold Pinter, he's both at domestic writing for the reveal as for the degree, and the checklist of flicks he has written and directed comprises The Wicker guy (2006), ownership (2002) and within the corporation of guys (1998). As a playwright, screenwriter, director, and writer of brief tales, he has staked out a particular, and worrying, territory. within the first full-length examine on LaBute, Christopher Bigsby examines his darkly humorous paintings which explores the cruelties, self-concern and manipulative powers of people who inhabit a doubtless uncommunal international. person chapters are devoted to specific works, and the publication additionally contains an interview with LaBute, offering a desirable perception into the lifetime of this influential and infrequently debatable determine.

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