Plays in One Act: 43 Modern Masterpieces

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"Man who turned into a stick."-"Finding the sun."-"On Sundays."-"Stops."-Jack Pot Melting: a commerical."-"Naomi in the living room."-"American Tropical."-"Springtime."-"Helpless doorknobs."-"Life under water."-"Four baboons adoring the sun."-"The Problem."-"The bay at Nice."-"Protest."-""Am I blue."-"Our man in Madras."-"Teeth"-"Prodigal Son."-"She Talks to Beethoven."-"Linda Her."-"Success."-"Medusa's Tale."-"Can Can."-"A life with No Joy in It."-"Chicks."-Prelude and Liebestod."-"Camp Cataract."-"Waking Women."-"The last Yankee."-"Tone
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Overview

"Man who turned into a stick."-"Finding the sun."-"On Sundays."-"Stops."-Jack Pot Melting: a commerical."-"Naomi in the living room."-"American Tropical."-"Springtime."-"Helpless doorknobs."-"Life under water."-"Four baboons adoring the sun."-"The Problem."-"The bay at Nice."-"Protest."-""Am I blue."-"Our man in Madras."-"Teeth"-"Prodigal Son."-"She Talks to Beethoven."-"Linda Her."-"Success."-"Medusa's Tale."-"Can Can."-"A life with No Joy in It."-"Chicks."-Prelude and Liebestod."-"Camp Cataract."-"Waking Women."-"The last Yankee."-"Tone clusters."-"A Bond Honored."-"Heatstroke."-"Lines Composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey, Part II."-"Cuban Swimmer."-"Excerpts from Salve of the Camera."-"Pleasure of Detachment."-"Boundary."-"Placebo."-"Tender Offer."-Bye-Bye Brevoort."-"Chalky White Substance."-"Testimonies."-"The Moonshot Tape."-

Truly a publishing event, this outstanding and unique collection of modern one-act plays and monologues features writers both young and old, foreign and American. From acknowledged American masters to new, lesser-known voices, Plays in One Act is a dazzling collection sure to be a standard reference for anyone interested in contemporary drama.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781567311648
  • Publisher: MJF Books
  • Publication date: 8/1/1997
  • Pages: 502
  • Product dimensions: 5.67 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 1.34 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
The Man Who Turned into a Stick 1
Finding the Sun 15
On Sundays 44
Stops 53
Jack Pot Melting: A Commercial 64
Naomi in the Living Room 69
American Tropical 75
Springtime 81
Helpless Doorknobs 91
Life Under Water 92
Four Baboons Adoring the Sun 115
The Problem 141
The Bay at Nice 153
Protest 188
Am I Blue 208
Our Man in Madras 225
Teeth 236
Prodigal Son 242
She Talks to Beethoven 248
Linda Her 259
Success 267
Medusa's Tale 272
Can Can 283
A Life with No Joy in It 291
Chicks 297
Prelude and Liebestod 309
Camp Cataract 320
Waking Women 334
The Last Yankee 341
Tone Clusters 349
A Bond Honored 369
Heatstroke 395
Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey, Part II 401
The Cuban Swimmer 407
Excerpts from Slave of the Camera 421
The Pleasure of Detachment 430
The Boundary 434
Placebo 448
Tender Offer 452
Bye-Bye Brevoort 459
The Chalky White Substance 467
Testimonies 474
The Moonshot Tape 480
Contributors 493
Index 498
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