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At the Damascus Gate: Short Hallucinations

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"Elana Greenfield and the English language use each other beautifully. She makes little plays, stories long and short. The short ones, on another day, might have been poems. She is a lovely, lively writer."—Grace Paley

This new collection of dramatic short tales is a remarkable first work by dramatist Elana Greenfield. In these stories, the author peers into the supernatural with passion, humor, irony and a remarkable matter-of-fact voice. In "Possessed by a Demon," the devil reveals himself through two women who are both the narrators and the central characters. In "Talent," Greenfield tells the story of a woman trying to transcend the elusiveness of love. And in "The Premonitions," she lyrically predicts the life of Jesus. Together these pieces work toward self-discovery and awareness, while relinquishing the need to explain the inexplicable.

Elana Greenfield lives in New York City.

Synopsis:

A selection of short pieces in the form of drama and dialogue.

Synopsis:

Fiction. This new collection of dramatic short tales is a remarkable first work by dramatist Elana Greenfield. Grace Paley writes about this book, "Elana Greenfield and the English language use each other beautifully. She makes little plays, stories long and short. The short ones, on another day, might have been poems. She is a lovely, lively writer." Author of several plays, including Nine Came, Desire, and A Premonition, Greenfield is now Acting Director of the Arts in Context Program at the New School University's Eugene Lang College and is also an adjunct professor at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Dramatic Writing Program.

Synopsis:

Short Hallucinations. A new collection of dramatic short tales in which the author peers into the supernatural with passion, humour and irony.

About the Author

Elana Greenfield has been known as a playwright and dramatic administrator in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781931243490
Author:
Greenfield, Elana
Publisher:
Green Integer
Location:
K²benhavn Copenhagen
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Green Integer
Series Volume:
2432
Publication Date:
June 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
86
Dimensions:
6 x 4.25 in

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A selection of short pieces in the form of drama and dialogue.
"Synopsis" by , Fiction. This new collection of dramatic short tales is a remarkable first work by dramatist Elana Greenfield. Grace Paley writes about this book, "Elana Greenfield and the English language use each other beautifully. She makes little plays, stories long and short. The short ones, on another day, might have been poems. She is a lovely, lively writer." Author of several plays, including Nine Came, Desire, and A Premonition, Greenfield is now Acting Director of the Arts in Context Program at the New School University's Eugene Lang College and is also an adjunct professor at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Dramatic Writing Program.
"Synopsis" by , Short Hallucinations. A new collection of dramatic short tales in which the author peers into the supernatural with passion, humour and irony.
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