Hindle Wakes (Oberon Modern Plays) (Paperback)

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In the pre-WWI Lancashire town of Hindle, Fanny's parents discover that she's involved with a wealthy young man who's engaged to someone else. They set out to ensure that he'll do the right thing and marry Fanny, only to learn that she has her own ideas on the matter. One of the first plays to feature a working-class female protagonist.

About the Author

Stanley Houghton (1881-1913) was born in Ashton-upon-Mersey, Sale, Cheshire and went into his father's cotton business where he worked until the success of Hindle Wakes in 1912 allowed him to finally achieve his ambition to become a professional writer. He died just a year later of meningitis.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781849434218
ISBN-10: 1849434212
Publisher: Oberon Books
Publication Date: February 26th, 2013
Pages: 109
Language: English
Series: Oberon Modern Plays