Dispute

Dispute

by Marivau, Gideon Lester
     
 

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Who is more unfaithful in love, men or women? This is the crux of Marivaux's lean story of love, desire, betrayal, and passion, a cautionary tale about the danger and intrigue of seduction. First performed by the American Repertory Theatre to critical acclaim, this translation by Gideon Lester is set on a contemporary battlefield of the sexes, with the

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Who is more unfaithful in love, men or women? This is the crux of Marivaux's lean story of love, desire, betrayal, and passion, a cautionary tale about the danger and intrigue of seduction. First performed by the American Repertory Theatre to critical acclaim, this translation by Gideon Lester is set on a contemporary battlefield of the sexes, with the performers going at one another with wit and passion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566635554
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
04/25/2004
Series:
Plays for Performance Series
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
903,198
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.23(d)

Meet the Author

Gideon Lester is associate artistic director of the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and teaches dramaturgy there. He has also translated Brecht's Mother Courage and has adapted Anne Frank. The Plays for Performance series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago where he is professor of classics, and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of the Second City. They both live in Chicago, Illinois.

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