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Tom Stoppard Plays 1

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Description for Tom Stoppard Plays 1 Paperback. A collection of Tom Stoppard plays which reflect a combination of the "frivolous" and the "serious" aspects of his talent. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 198 x 127 x 17. Weight in Grams: 174.
The plays in this collection reveal in combination the 'frivolous' and 'serious' aspects of Tom Stoppard's talent: his sense of fun, his sense of theatre, his sense of the absurd, and his gifts for parody and satire. The author rounds off his brief introduction, giving the genesis of each piece, with the comment: 'The role of the theatre is much debated (by almost nobody, of course), but the thing defines itself in practice first and foremost as a recreation. This seems satisfactory'. Leading off is The Real Inspector Hound, the ultimate country-house whodunnit; Dirty Linen moves a Whitehall farce ... Read more

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About Tom Stoppard
Tom Stoppard's work includes Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, The Real Inspector Hound, Jumpers, Travesties, Night and Day, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, After Magritte, Dirty Linen, The Real Thing, Hapgood, Arcadia, Indian Ink, The Invention of Love, the trilogy The Coast of Utopia, Rock 'n' Roll, The Hard Problem and Leopoldstadt. His radio plays include If You're Glad I'll ... Read more

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