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Coward, the playwright

by John Lahr

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Drama -- Technique

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Lahr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6005.O85 Z66 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 178 p., 8 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3506720M
    ISBN 100413468402, 041348050X
    LC Control Number82047991

    Post-Mortem is a one-act play in eight scenes, written in by Noël wrote it after appearing in, and being moved by, an earlier play about World War I, Journey's End by R. C. soon as he had completed writing it, however, he decided that it was suitable for publication but not for production. To several generations, actor, playwright, songwriter, and filmmaker, Noël Coward () was the very personification of wit, glamour, and elegance. His biographer, Philip Hoare, given unprecedented access to the private papers and correspondence of Coward family members, compatriots, and numerous lovers, has produced the definitive biography of one of the .

    Coward himself profited from the new freedom when, in , his Song at Twilight discussed homosexuality, a subject that he had evaded throughout his career. A juvenile prodigy, Coward was by turns actor, director, composer, lyricist, autobiographer, and author 5/5(1). Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Coward's 'forgotten' play, published to tie in with its world premiereIn his wickedly funny final play, NoeI Coward takes us behind the scenes of a new West End production. Conjuring up an authentic backstage world of talent and treachery, Coward creates a gallery of unforgettable characters.

      Gary Khan AuthorHouseUK ( ) Softcover $ Clarion Rating: 4 out of 5 The Coward is an intriguing fantasy novel whose quest emphasizes personal transformation and atonement.. Gary Khan’s exciting tale of adventure and redemption, The Coward, is an epic fantasy it, a young man is spurred on a journey across his 4/5. About Noel Coward on (and in) Theatre. From “the master” of sophisticated, daring comedy; actor, playwright, songwriter, composer, director, whose light, sharp wit shaped, seduced, (at times) shocked, and enchanted the English and American stage for half a century–his thoughts, lyrics, essays, commentary, asides on everything having to do with the theatre and his .


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The definitive biography of one of the twentieth century’s most celebrated and controversial dramatists. To several generations, actor, playwright, songwriter, and filmmaker Noël Coward () was the very personification of wit, glamour, and elegance. Despite its broad-based title Coward The Playwright is useful primarily--perhaps exclusively--to academics.

John Lahr's intention--and it is one he valiantly succeeds in achieving--is to study Coward's theatrical legacy in minute : John Lahr. Noël Coward’s finest comedy presents some of the most fundamental forms of struggle in human life: those involving relationships and affairs of the heart/5.

Noël Coward, in full Sir Noël Peirce Coward, (born DecemTeddington, near London, England—died MaSt. Mary, Jamaica), English playwright, actor, and composer best known for highly polished comedies of manners.

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Coward The Playwright, while not exactly celebratory in nature, is invaluable for real aficionados--fans who have seen every play and can recite chunks of dialogue with the correct intonation--less expert but interested parties might be better served by a standard biography, such as Philip Hoare's Noel Coward or My Life With Noel Coward by Graham : John Lahr.

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