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The world according to David Ives is a very add place, and his plays constitute a virtual stress test of the English language — and of the audience's capacity for disorientation and delight. Ives's characters plunge into black holes called "Philadelphias," where the simplest desires are hilariously thwarted. Chimps named Milton, Swift, and Kafka are locked in a room and made to re-create Hamlet. And a con man peddles courses in a dubious language in which "hello" translates as "velcro" and "fraud" comes out as "freud."

At once enchanting and perplexing, incisively intelligent and side-splittingly funny, this original paperback edition of Ives's plays includes "Sure Thing," "Words, Words, Words," "The Universal Language," "Variations on the Death of Trotsky," "The Philadelphia," "Long Ago and Far Away," "Foreplay, or The Art of the Fugue," "Seven Menus," "Mere Mortals," "English Made Simple," "A Singular Kinda Guy," "Speed-the-Play," "Ancient History," and "Philip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679759287
Author:
Ives, David
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American
Subject:
American drama (dramatic works by one author)
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Drama-Play Anthologies
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Original
Series Volume:
11-69
Publication Date:
19941131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.08x5.22x.72 in. .54 lbs.

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