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Absalom - Full Length Play, Drama

Absalom

Lionel Abel

Full Length Play, Drama

11m, 1f

ISBN: MS00000000034

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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Full Length Play

Drama

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A retelling of the famous Biblical story in present-day, existentialist terms. Reminiscent of the plays of Sartre and Camus, it infuses the traditional tale of King David and his son with new meaning.
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11m, 1f

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Lionel Abel

Lionel Abel (1910–2001) was an eminent American playwright, essayist and theater critic. His first success was a tragedy, Absalom, staged off-Broadway in 1956. It was followed by three other works of drama, before he turned to criticism. After teaching appointments at Columbia and Rutgers Universities and at the Pratt Institute, he concluded his academic career in the English Department of the ... view full profile

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