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Many Loves and Other Plays: The Collected Plays of William Carlos Williams

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Many Loves, which ran for nearly a year (1959) in repertory at New York's famous Living Theatre, explores four varieties of human attachment, while A Dream of Love, first produced in 1949, is a penetrating and poetic treatment of infidelity and marriage. Tituba's Children, written three years before Arthur Miller's Crucible, is a dramatic study of witch-hunting - the Salem trials of 1692 and McCarthyism in the 1950's. The First President was first published in 1936. It is preceded by a long introduction on the theory of opera, the role of music, and the problems of realizing a historic figure on the stage. The Cure (1960) reminds us that Dr. Williams was for forty-two years a practicing physician. Its theme, developed in a very unusual situation, is the relationship between nurse and patient.

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For this volume, originally published in cloth in 1961, William Carlos Williams collected, and revised, four full-length plays and the libretto of an opera on George Washington. As might be expected of the man who did most in our time to create a new and truly "American" idiom for poetry, Dr. Williams' writing for the stage challenges producers and actors to extend the range of modern drama.

Synopsis:

For this volume, William Carlos Williams collected, and revised, four full-length plays and the libretto of an opera on George Washington.

About the Author

William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), author of Paterson and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Pictures from Brueghel, is widely considered one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. Also a short-story writer, novelist, essayist, and translator, he helped in a big way to establish modernism in America.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811202329
Author:
Williams, William Carlos
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Subject:
American
Subject:
American drama (dramatic works by one author)
Subject:
Drama-American Anthology
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19610131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Dimensions:
8.00x5.24x1.04 in. .88 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , For this volume, originally published in cloth in 1961, William Carlos Williams collected, and revised, four full-length plays and the libretto of an opera on George Washington. As might be expected of the man who did most in our time to create a new and truly "American" idiom for poetry, Dr. Williams' writing for the stage challenges producers and actors to extend the range of modern drama.
"Synopsis" by , For this volume, William Carlos Williams collected, and revised, four full-length plays and the libretto of an opera on George Washington.
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