The Last Supper


Howard Barker

Published by John Calder Publications

Barker's most ambitious work to date. A meditation on the story of the last supper. A densely imagined tour of the human will to self-denial and submission

Employing a contemporary deity - The People - in the form of a chorus, the play details the calculated alienation of a charismatic leader from his followers alongside his teaching in the form of eight parables

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