The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Norwegian Plays
translated by Neil Howard


Paperback | Nov 2019 | Oberon | 9781786826978 | 424pp | 203x127mm | RFB | AUD$39.99, NZD$47.99

The collection includes: 

1. Grief Work by Eirik Fauske A short play about dealing with grief through writing 

2. Kinder K by Kristofer Grønskag A full-length play about a near dystopian future which questions the consequences of gene technology and what makes a life ‘worthy of living’ 

3. A Remarkable Person by Pernille Dahl Johnsen A full-length play about finding one’s true identity 

4. Time Without Books by Lene Therese Teigen A full-length play set against the backdrop of the civic-military dictatorship of Uruguay, and the effects of this on its civilians 

5. Why Not Before by Liv Heløe A full-length play about a runaway boy, exploring themes of fate, restlessness, life being pre-determined and blame being redundant 

6. Watching Shadows by Hans Petter Blad A full-length play about a Norwegian woman who goes missing whilst on a language course in Italy.