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Howard Barker

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I never 'say' anything in my work. I invent a world. Let others decide what is being 'said'.


— Howard Barker


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I have plenty of political views and plenty of social and personal prejudices. I do not, however, value them.


— Howard Barker


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I submit all my plays to the National Theatre for rejection. To assure myself I am seeing clearly.


— Howard Barker


#assure #clearly #i #i am #myself

We are suffocated by writers who want to enlighten us with their truths. For me, the theatre is beautiful because it is a secret, and secrets seduce us, we all want to share secrets.


— Howard Barker


#because #enlighten #me #secret #secrets

When I write, I am not giving a lecture, I am speculating on behavior. Sometimes this is dangerous, but it should be. As I say often, theatre is a dark place and we should keep the light out of it.


— Howard Barker


#behavior #dangerous #dark #dark place #giving






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For Barker Chekhov is a playwright of bad faith a writer who encourages us to sentimentalize our own weaknesses and glamorize inertia. Barker (born 28 June 1946) is a British playwright. "Its pitiful dimensions.

Barker (born 28 June 1946) is a British playwright.

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