Lydie Breeze: Part 1: Bulfinch's Mythology Part II:The Sacredness of theText

Lydie Breeze: Part 1: Bulfinch's Mythology Part II:The Sacredness of theText

by John Guare

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Overview

An extensive reworking of two earlier (1981) plays by John Guare about a nineteenth-century commune in Nantucket, Lydie Breeze is a two-play, six-hour cycle about four seekers who come to the island to create a special model for a better world in the ashes of the Civil War and end up as a model for the corruption of twentieth-century idealism. The result is an almost surreal saga of American life, with allegorical meditations on the contradictions and interconnectedness of all things and the chaotic nature of the universe.

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ISBN-13: 9781468307832
Publisher: ABRAMS
Publication date: 04/01/2001
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 204
File size: 560 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John Guare is the Tony, Obie, and New York Drama Critics Circle Award-winning playwright of the plays House of Blue Leaves, Six Degrees of Separation, Landscape of the Body, and A Few Stout Individuals. He co-edits the Lincoln Center Theater Review, teaches playwriting at Yale School of Drama, is a council member of the Dramatists Guild, a trustee of PEN America and received the Gold Medal in Drama from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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