Repression

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Peter Grimes20000701

The central theme of `Peter Grimes' is repression. Steve Connor, professor of modern literature and theory at Birkbeck College, considers the meaning of repression - a central theme of `Peter Grimes'. Is it the fault of an intolerant society, or something deeper? And what was Britten was trying to say about repression in his opera?

Peter Grimes20000701

The central theme of `Peter Grimes' is repression. Steve Connor, professor of modern literature and theory at Birkbeck College, considers the meaning of repression - a central theme of `Peter Grimes'. Is it the fault of an intolerant society, or something deeper? And what was Britten was trying to say about repression in his opera?