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Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile

Stripe, Adelle (2017) Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile. 2nd ed. London, Fleet (Little, Brown)

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Abstract

Best known for her classic black comedy Rita, Sue and Bob Too, Andrea Dunbar wrote three plays before dying at a tragically young age. This new literary portrayal features a cast of real and imagined characters set against the backdrop of the infamous Buttershaw estate during the Thatcher era.

A bittersweet tale of the north/south divide, it reveals how a shy teenage girl defied the circumstances into which she was born and went on to become one of her generation's greatest dramatists. Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile is a poignant piece of kitchen sink noir that tells Dunbar's compelling story in print for the very first time.

Item Type: Book
Status: Published
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN3311 Prose. Prose fiction
School/Department: School of Humanities
URI: http://ray.yorksj.ac.uk/id/eprint/4156

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