Drinks Before Dinner [E–pub/E–book]

  • Paperback
  • 56
  • Drinks Before Dinner
  • E.L. Doctorow
  • English
  • 14 May 2020
  • 9781559361156

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free read Drinks Before Dinner · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Role of Edgar A tour de force of language and ideas concerning the individual's role in and response to contemporary America Drinks Before Dinner revolves around a dinner party for the economically privileged As Doctorow writes in his introduction E L Doctorow never ceases to amaze This play is social commentary at its best Think Sartre s No Exit meets Delilo s White NoiseA group of friends meet for dinner talk chitchat catchup seems rather droll and bourgeoisie until one of them deemed inconsolable in classic Raymond Chandler esue fashion pulls out a gun and takes the living room hostageAs with everything EL Doctorow everything is instantly uotable thus We re all changing None of us is exempt It is happening to us all How can I be a chauvinist if my personality no longer supports me if my concept of the person has failed if our reasons for the person are failing and that all of us now in this country fucking or being fucked are persons whose being as persons has failedWe re suicidal in the fullness of our being The world will therefore end from the fullness of our creation of it It is already ending in every possible way it can end It is ending in all directions Whatever we do inevitably brings it closer to its ending because everything around us which we have made ourselves express the idea of its ending it will end of the failure of the human mind to locate itself in any category it can imagine it will end of the failurebid human beings to be sufficiently human

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free read Drinks Before Dinner · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook This play deals in general statements about the most common circumstances of our lives the numbers of us the cars we drive the television we watch the cities we live in our contraception and our armaments and our underlying sense of the apocalypse kind of strange

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free read Drinks Before Dinner · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook The long unavailable work by one of America's most eminent writers Drinks Before Dinner is E L Doctorow's only play originally produced by Joseph Papp at the New York Shakespeare Festival directed by Mike Nichols and Christopher Plummer in the lead Pretty neat but nothing special