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Now in its 14th year of publication, this magazine was created to offer the discerning reader a stimulating selection of excellent original writing. Black Lamb Review is a literate rather than a literary publication. Regular columns by writers in a variety of geographic locations and vocations are supplemented by features, reviews, articles on books and authors, and a selection of “departments,” including an acerbic advice column and a lamb recipe.

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A Week in Literary History

June 10th, 2002

In 1911, prolific English playwright Terence Rattigan (Separate Tables, 1945) is born in London.

Terence Rattigan, b. June 10, 1911, d. 1977

rattigan.pngRattigan suffered from being called old-fashioned after the likes of Osborne and Beckett captured the stage in the 1950s, but he is now being hailed as one of the twentieth century’s finest playwrights, a master of both comedies and dramas, and his elegantly crafted works are being restaged a quarter-century after his death.

Suggested Reading Drama French Without Tears, 1936. After the Dance, 1939. The Winslow Boy, 1946. The Browning Version, 1948. The Deep Blue Sea, 1952. Separate Tables, 1954. In Praise of Love, 1973.

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