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Cynthia Rogerson & Brian McAvera

Ep118

Cynthia Rogerson explores expatriatism and why Scotland beats California, and Brian McAvera deplores our neglect of non-naturalistic theatre. Cynthia Rogerson contemplates the literary spurs of exile and outsiderhood, wonders whether she would have written any novels if she’d simply stayed at home in the USA, and explains why being a writer is easier in Scotland than in California. Brian McAvera considers what we’ve lost in favouring naturalistic, TV-esque theatre over the wider and deeper possibilities offered by non-naturalism.


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