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6 edition of Verse plays. found in the catalog.

Verse plays.

John Masefield

Verse plays.

by John Masefield

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6025.A77 V4 1925
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 313 p.
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6684103M
LC Control Number25024795
OCLC/WorldCa806865

The Oxford Book of Victorian Verse. poems from authors span the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Oxford Book of Ballads. works from the epic ballads of the Middle Ages to familiar lyrics. Braithwaite, William Stanley, ed. The Book of Elizabethan Verse. The Book of Restoration Verse. The Book of Georgian Verse.   Sam Beck is raising funds for Verse: Book 1 on Kickstarter! Help print the first arc of Verse! A fantasy comic about a world in decline, and a girl trying to find her place in it.

The play won a Pulitzer Prize in , and is a modern-day re-telling of the book of Job, though it is more expressionist than realist. The Job character, J.B., is a pious, successful businessman who is divested of children, wife, and health in successive disasters/5(12). Book of lyrics and stories from Hadestown from its author, songwriter Anaïs Mitchell, with a foreword by Steve Earle. pages. Theresa Rebeck, Complete Plays, Volume 5 , Volume 5 ().

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Verse plays by John Masefield Download PDF EPUB FB2

A play presented in verse is a very ancient art form and not one, frankly, that many today would gravitate toward. Add to this, that this play takes as its template a book from the Old Testament of the Bible and it can sound more than a bit off-putting to the modern reader/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Masefield, John, Verse plays. New York, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. If a verse play is going to be written about a great and ancient epic, it ought to surpass the language of the original (or, since I myself can definitely NOT read the original cuneiform tablets: It should surpass the language of the original's translations).

The beginning of the play is too hokey.3/5(1). Based on the story of Job, this drama in verse tells the story of a twentieth-century American banker and millionaire whom God commands be stripped of his family and wealth, but who refuses to turn his back on God. J.B. won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in and the Tony Award for best play/5(45).

Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, Poems and verse plays. Two plays―hilarious and searing in equal measure―by one of our most essential and original authors In his poetry, short stories, novels, and plays, the National Book Award-winning author Denis Johnson has explored the story of America―especially of the West, land of self-made men and self-perpetuating myths―with searing honesty and genuine s: 1.

is a verse play, based on the King James Version of the Book of Job. The original version of the play (Houghton Mifflin, ) is divided into eleven scenes; the acting version (Samuel. J.B. is a play written in free verse by American playwright and poet Archibald MacLeish and is a modern retelling of the story of the biblical figure Job – hence the title: J.B./Job.

The play went through several incarnations before it was finally published. MacLeish began the work in as a one-act production but within three years had expanded it to a full three-act manuscript.

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