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Stendhal Syndrome: Full Frontal Nudity, Prelude & Liebstod
     

Stendhal Syndrome: Full Frontal Nudity, Prelude & Liebstod

by Terrence McNally
 

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ISBN-10: 0802141501

ISBN-13: 2900802141506

Pub. Date: 05/10/2004

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

The Stendhal Syndrome is named for the French novelist, who on a visit to Florence had such a visceral and physical reaction to its beauty that he wrote, "I felt a pulsating in my heart. Life was draining out of me, while I walked fearing a fall." Now Terrence McNally, one of our most beloved playwrights, has crafted two stunning and witty plays about art and how

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The Stendhal Syndrome is named for the French novelist, who on a visit to Florence had such a visceral and physical reaction to its beauty that he wrote, "I felt a pulsating in my heart. Life was draining out of me, while I walked fearing a fall." Now Terrence McNally, one of our most beloved playwrights, has crafted two stunning and witty plays about art and how it transforms us. Full Frontal Nudity explores the reaction of three American tourists to the perfection and beauty of Michelangelo's David. In Prelude and Liebstod, a renowned conductor watches his life unravel while conducting Wagner's musical masterpiece. With its world premiere in the winter of 2004 starring Frank Langella and Isabella Rossellini, The Stendhal Syndrome will join the ranks of important plays by this American master.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900802141506
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
05/10/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
68

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