Distance Learning MA in Creative Writing
Michelene Wandor is a playwright, poet, fiction writer and musician. She is the first woman playwright to have had a drama on one of the National Theatre's main stages - 'The Wandering Jew', in 1987, the same year her adaptation of 'The Belle of Amherst' won an International Emmy for Thames TV.
Her prolific radio drama includes original radio plays and dramatisations (novels by Dostoyevsky, Jane Austen, George Eliot, Kipling, Sara Paretsky and Margaret Drabble), many nominated for awards. Her books on contemporary theatre include Postwar British Drama: Looking Back in Gender. In 2002 she received a Millennium Lottery Fund Award, to make a CD of the music of Salamone Rossi, early 17th century Jewish Mantuan composer.
Her poetry, Gardens of Eden Revisited and her short stories, False Relations are published by Five Leaves. She is completing a book about Creative Writing and holds a Royal Literary Fund Fellowship at Birkbeck College, 2005-2007, Her new poetry collection, Musica Transalpina, is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation for Spring, 2006. Her most recent dramatization for radio is Lady Chatterley's Lover, a two-part Classic Serial for Radio 4, broadcast in September, 2006.
She has written numerous radio plays, dramatisations and features for BBC radio and television. See website www.mwandor.co.uk.
The Author is not Dead, Merely Somewhere Else: Creative Writing After Theory
Wandor, M. 02/2008 London : Palgrave Macmillan. 256 p. ISBN: 9781403934208.
Music of the Prophets.
Wandor, M. 2007 ARC Publications. 60 p. ISBN: 1904614639.
Wandor, M. 2006 ARC Publications. 101 p. ISBN: 1904614256.
Wandor, M. 2004 Five Leaves Publications. 190 p. ISBN: 0907123201.
Postwar British Drama: Looking Back in Gender
Wandor, M. 2001 2nd ed. London : Routledge. 288 p. ISBN: 978-0415138567.
Gardens of Eden Revisited
Wandor, M. 1999 2nd ed. ed. London : Five Leaves Publications. 172 p. ISBN: 978-0907123330.
Wandor, M. 1988 London : Playbooks. 73 p. ISBN: 0904732029.
Wandor, M., Maitland, S. 1987 Methuen. ISBN: 978-0413164001 .
The Wandering Jew
Alfreds, M., Wandor, M., Sue, E. 1987 London : Methuen. 72 p. ISBN: 978-0413179203.
Carry On Understudies: theatre and sexual politics
Wandor, M. 1986 London : Routledge. 210 p. ISBN: 0710208170.
Guests in the body
Wandor, M. 1986 London : Virago. 176 p. ISBN: 978-0860687160.
Plays by Women
Wandor, M. 1985 London : Methuen. 159 p. ISBN: 0413567400.
Wandor, M. 1984 London : Journeyman Press. 164 p. ISBN: 0904526909.
Upbeat: Poems & Stories
Wandor, M. 1982 London : Journeyman Press. 72 p. ISBN: 978-0904526691.
Tales I Tell My Mother: a collection of feminist short stories
Fairbairns, Z., Maitland, S., Miner, V., Roberts, M., Wandor, M. 1978 Journeyman Press. 161 p.
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