Art and Decadence Plays: Magnificent Waste, Lulu Ascending, Tilt Heaven

Art and Decadence Plays: Magnificent Waste, Lulu Ascending, Tilt Heaven

by Caridad Svich
     
 

The three plays by OBIE-winning playwright Caridad Svich examine varying aspects of art and decadence through the lens of contemporary visual art, photography, painting, and fashion. MAGNIFICENT WASTE (2012 finalist for PEN Center USA Literary Award in Drama), LULU ASCENDING (a play on Wedekind's Lulu plays) and TILT HEAVEN
are acid-dipped views of celebrity…  See more details below

Overview

The three plays by OBIE-winning playwright Caridad Svich examine varying aspects of art and decadence through the lens of contemporary visual art, photography, painting, and fashion. MAGNIFICENT WASTE (2012 finalist for PEN Center USA Literary Award in Drama), LULU ASCENDING (a play on Wedekind's Lulu plays) and TILT HEAVEN
are acid-dipped views of celebrity culture and consumerism, suffused with a hard ache for the lost souls that inhabit their distinct harsh-lit, emptied worlds of sadness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781300349358
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
10/28/2012
Pages:
266
Sales rank:
1,039,052
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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