The Paradise Circus

by  James Purdy

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  8m, 2f

Set in the farm country near a Midwestern village in 1919, Purdy investigates the dramatic effects of a father's sale of his two younger sons to a circus owner for ten thousand dollars. The play owes less to Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge and more to Marlowe's Dr. Faustus in its outrageous and vi…

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The Paradise Circus

by  James Purdy

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  • Time Period: 1910s / WWI


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