Liz Lochhead’s play Blood and Ice was first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August It was later. Buy Blood and Ice (NHB Modern Plays) (Nick Hern Books) Revised by Liz Lochhead (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices. And so I wonder what she would have made of the poet Liz Lochhead’s febrile psychodrama, Blood and Ice, which in a conventional.

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As Lochhead writes in the Introduction to this revised version of the play, the myth created by Mary Shelley ‘remains potent for our nuclear age, our age of astonishment and unease at the fruits of perhaps-beyond-the-boundaries genetic experimentation’.

The Improvisation Book John Abbott. Fascinating take on creative people, the creative process and the price exacted for being different. Meisam rated it it was ok Dec 30, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new lkchhead book. Blod rated it liked it Jun 23, Mahsa Razavi rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Paperback, 72 pages ISBN: In January she was named as the second Scots Makar, or national poet, succeeding Edwin Morgan who had died the previous year.

Verity rated it really liked it Aug 10, There are a few dull scenes. Kimberly rated it it was amazing Feb 23, Refresh and try again. Mary creates one of the most celebrated Gothic novels of all time, but how did this monstrous horror flow from the pen of a year-old English woman? Masterclass for Women Dean Carey. Using flashbacks and the rich poetic language for which she has become admired, Lochhead weaves a spider’s web of connections between Mary’s own tragic life and that of her literary monster.


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Liz Lochhead – Blood and Ice

Alan Henderson rated it liked it Mar 14, Benjamin rated it really liked it Jan 20, Trivia About Blood and Ice. There was a stormy night in Switzerland on the second decade of the XIX century when both Frankenstein’s creature and vampires entered the literature cannon of the West, Frankenstein being the creation of a 18 years old girl eloping with a friend of her father and the vampyre the concoction of a troubled friend. Blood and Ice is well-written but I just found it quite dull for the most part.

Lewis rated it really liked it Mar 02, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sorry, Blood and Ice did very little for me.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In the early s she joined Philip Hobsbaum’s writers’ group, a crucible of creative activity – other members were Alasdair Gray, James Kelman and Tom Leonard.

Blood and Ice by Liz Lochhead

Books by Liz Lochhead. She is now writing a play about a woman approaching 60 for ide National Theatre of Scotland. In Blood and Ice, Lochhead’s evocation of the romance between Mary and Percy Shelley, the monster’s voice is always there to haunt her: Flexible staging several suggested locations.


I found myself bored at times.

Blood and Ice

To view it, click here. Apply for performing rights for this title. For it seems to Mary that she is the progenitor of all her woes: A house party on the shores of Lake Geneva. With Alex Hassell as an arrogant “bad” Byron, Phil Matthews as a flighty “mad” Percy and Susan Coyle as a deluded Claire, the production has as keen a grasp on the youthful sexual tensions and sparks as it does on Lochhead’s darker reflections on the nature of female creativity.

As Liz Lochhead sees it, Mary Shelley was one parent who accepted that responsibility and was duly tormented by it. Brianne Lochrie rated it liked ans Sep 13, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sara Hosseini rated it liked it Dec 16, To ask other readers questions about Blood and Iceplease sign up.

Eva rated it really liked it Oct 02, All of us can blame our parents for the existential mess we’re in.