A Memory of Two Mondays

A Memory of Two Mondays

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by Arthur Miller
     
 

Writing of A MEMORY OF TWO MONDAYS, Chapman called it: "a one-act fragment about people who work in an automobile parts warehouse in the early Roosevelt days. Properly speaking, it has no plot�yet something does happen to almost everybody. A youth gets a chance to go to college. A drunk reforms. Another drunk rebels. A young man with a song in his soul finds himself…  See more details below

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Writing of A MEMORY OF TWO MONDAYS, Chapman called it: "a one-act fragment about people who work in an automobile parts warehouse in the early Roosevelt days. Properly speaking, it has no plot�yet something does happen to almost everybody. A youth gets a chance to go to college. A drunk reforms. Another drunk rebels. A young man with a song in his soul finds himself forgetting the song as poverty and a lack of opportunity grind him down." Somewhat Chekhovian in style, A MEMORY OF TWO MONDAYS provides an unusual number of meaty parts for actors.

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NY Herald-Tribune
An interesting and sometimes affecting mood piece.
NY News
...superlatively fine plays...American theatre in its most vigorous aspect, and with them Miller, whose work has already commanded great respect, shows further development in his human insight, his theatrical skill and his quality as a poet. These plays are in the vernacular of the lowly�of the inarticulate, even, yet they emerge as works of beauty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822207474
Publisher:
Dramatists Play Service, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/1956
Pages:
51

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