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Plays in One Act

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Publisher Comments:

An outstanding collection of 43 modern one-act plays and monologues, from Kobo Abe and Edward Albee to Wendy Wasserstein and Lanford Wilson.

Synopsis:

Man who turned into a stick — Finding the sun — On Sundays — Stops — Jack Pot Melting: a commerical — Naomi in the living room — American Tropical — Springtime — Helpless doorknobs — Life under water — Four baboons adoring the sun — The Problem — The bay at Nice — Protest — Am I blue — Our man in Madras — Teeth — Prodigal Son — She Talks to Beethoven — Linda Her — Success — Medusa's Tale — Can Can — A life with No Joy in It — Chicks — Prelude and Liebestod — Camp Cataract — Waking Women — The last Yankee — Tone clusters — A Bond Honored — Heatstroke — Lines Composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey, Part II — Cuban Swimmer — Excerpts from Salve of the Camera — Pleasure of Detachment — Boundary — Placebo — Tender Offer — Bye-bye Brevoort — Chalky White Substance — Testimonies — The Moonshot Tape.

Table of Contents

The man who turned into a stick / Kobo Abe (tr. Donald Keene) — Finding the sun / Edward Albee — On Sundays / Lynne Alvarez — Stops / Robert Auletta — Jack pot melting: a commercial / Amiri Baraka — Naomi in the living room / Christopher Durang — American tropical / Richard Ford — Springtime / Maria Irene Fornes — Helpless doorknobs / Edward Gorey — Life under water / Richard Greenberg — Four baboons adoring the sun / John Guare — The problem / A.R. Gurney, Jr. — The bay at Nice / David Hare — Protest / Vâaclav Havel (tr. Vera Blackwell) — Am I blue / Beth Henley — Our man in Madras / Gert Hofmann — Teeth / Tina Howe --Prodigal son / Garrison Keillor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781567311648
Editor:
Halpern, Daniel
Preface:
Halpern, Daniel
Publisher:
MJF Books
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
American drama (dramatic works by one author)
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
One-act plays
Publication Date:
June 1997
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
502
Dimensions:
8.52x5.67x1.34 in. 1.45 lbs.

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Plays in One Act
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Product details 502 pages MJF Books - English 9781567311648 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Man who turned into a stick — Finding the sun — On Sundays — Stops — Jack Pot Melting: a commerical — Naomi in the living room — American Tropical — Springtime — Helpless doorknobs — Life under water — Four baboons adoring the sun — The Problem — The bay at Nice — Protest — Am I blue — Our man in Madras — Teeth — Prodigal Son — She Talks to Beethoven — Linda Her — Success — Medusa's Tale — Can Can — A life with No Joy in It — Chicks — Prelude and Liebestod — Camp Cataract — Waking Women — The last Yankee — Tone clusters — A Bond Honored — Heatstroke — Lines Composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey, Part II — Cuban Swimmer — Excerpts from Salve of the Camera — Pleasure of Detachment — Boundary — Placebo — Tender Offer — Bye-bye Brevoort — Chalky White Substance — Testimonies — The Moonshot Tape.
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