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ISBN-10: 0811214788
ISBN-13: 9780811214780
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date: 04/17/2001
Dimensions: 7.91" L, 5.39" W, 0.21" H

Routines: Plays

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Routines, first published by New Directions in 1964 and going through four printings, is now reissued with the addition of three more of Ferlinghetti’s very short experimental plays

A reissue of Ferlinghetti’s very short experimental plays (1965) with three new plays added to the original thirteen. In this collection Ferlinghetti takes a revolutionary look at modern theater and explores the area between old-style drama and spontaneous improvisation by supplying a blueprint for dramatic actionan outline from which director and actors may create and interpret freely. In one called ‘Our Little Trip two men in conservative suits wind themselves in and out of a long bandage while a questioner circles them seeking Meaning. Servants of the People puts on political podium hogs in torrents of cliches. Bearded Lady ‘Dies’ features the Second Coming all decked out for newspaper coverage.

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Details

ISBN-10: 0811214788
ISBN-13: 9780811214780
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date: 04/17/2001
Dimensions: 7.91" L, 5.39" W, 0.21" H
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