Eschewing the fat: strong production but Neil LaBute below his best : a review
Hadley, Bree J. (2010) Eschewing the fat: strong production but Neil LaBute below his best : a review. The Australian, 7(Jun).
AWARD-WINNING American play and screen writer Neil LaBute is known for producing character-driven dramas that concentrate on the darker side of human nature and desire.
In Fat Pig, LaBute picks up on a familiar theme: the way a perverse social preference for physical perfection affects human relationships.
It is a topic LaBute has tackled before in The Shape of Things, a compelling play in which a beautiful young woman's efforts to help her new boyfriend pursue a program of self-improvement are eventually revealed to be part of a bizarre human experiment for her master-of-fine-arts degree.
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|Keywords:||Neil LaBute, Fat Pig|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Drama Theatre and Performance Studies (190404)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > Drama|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 News Limited|
|Deposited On:||07 Feb 2011 09:30|
|Last Modified:||08 Feb 2011 00:53|
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